[USC02] 2 USC 4721: Referral of ethics violations by Senate Ethics Committee to Government Accountability Office for investigation
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2 USC 4721: Referral of ethics violations by Senate Ethics Committee to Government Accountability Office for investigation Text contains those laws in effect on September 18, 2020
From Title 2-THE CONGRESSCHAPTER 47-CONGRESSIONAL ETHICSSUBCHAPTER III-SENATE

§4721. Referral of ethics violations by Senate Ethics Committee to Government Accountability Office for investigation

If the Committee on Ethics of the Senate determines that there is a reasonable basis to believe that a Member, officer, or employee of the Senate may have committed an ethics violation, the committee may request the Office of Special Investigations of the Government Accountability Office to conduct factfinding and an investigation into the matter. The Office of Special Investigations shall promptly investigate the matter as directed by the committee.

( Pub. L. 101–194, title V, §501, Nov. 30, 1989, 103 Stat. 1753 ; Pub. L. 108–271, §8(b), July 7, 2004, 118 Stat. 814 .)

Codification

Section was formerly classified to section 72a–1g of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.

Amendments

2004-Pub. L. 108–271 substituted "Government Accountability Office" for "General Accounting Office" in section catchline and text.