Bill Establishing a Judicial Branch Inspector General

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on June 29, 2006

Security Legislative Hearing on H.R. 5219, the “Judicial Transparency and Ethics Enhancement Act of 2006,” June 29, 2006.

  • Chairman’s Opening Statement: “H.R. 5219 establishes an independent Inspector General within the Judicial Branch who is appointed by and reports directly to the Chief Justice of the United States. The Inspector General will conduct investigations of complaints of judicial misconduct, conduct and supervise audits, detect and prevent waste, fraud, and abuse, and recommend changes in laws or regulations governing the Judicial Branch.”
  • Witness Statements
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