[115th Congress Public Law 195]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]
[[Page 132 STAT. 1510]]
Public Law 115-195
To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide permanent authority for
judicial review of certain Merit Systems Protection Board decisions
relating to whistleblowers, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: July 7,
2018 – [H.R. 2229]>>
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: All Circuit
SECTION 1. <<NOTE: 5 USC 101 note.>> SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the “All Circuit Review Act”.
SEC. 2. JUDICIAL REVIEW OF MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARD
DECISIONS RELATING TO WHISTLEBLOWERS.
(a) In General.–Section 7703(b)(1)(B) of title 5, United States
Code, is amended by striking “During the 5-year period beginning on the
effective date of the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012,
a petition” and inserting “A petition”.
(b) Director Review.–Section 7703(d)(2) of such title is amended by
striking “During the 5-year period beginning on the effective date of
the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012, this paragraph”
and inserting “This paragraph”.
(c) <<NOTE: 5 USC 7703 note.>> Retroactive Effective Date.–The
amendments made by this section shall take effect as if enacted on
November 26, 2017.
Approved July 7, 2018.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY–H.R. 2229:
HOUSE REPORTS: No. 115-337, Pt. 1 (Comm. on Oversight and Government
SENATE REPORTS: No. 115-229 (Comm. on Homeland Security and Governmental
Vol. 163 (2017):
Oct. 11, considered and passed
Vol. 164 (2018):
June 12, considered and passed
June 22, House concurred in Senate