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(Pub. L. 95–452, § 6, Oct. 12, 1978, 92 Stat. 1104; Pub. L. 100–504, title I, §§ 107, 110 (a), Oct. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 2528, 2529; Pub. L. 107–296, title VIII, § 812(a), Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2222; Pub. L. 110–409, §§ 8, 9, 11, 14 (a), Oct. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 4313–4316.)

References in Text

Section 11 of the Inspector General Act, referred to in subsec. (d)(2), probably means section 11 of the Inspector General Act of 1978, Pub. L. 95–452, which is set out in this Appendix.
The date of enactment of this subsection, referred to in subsec. (e)(7), is the date of enactment of Pub. L. 107–296, which was approved Nov. 25, 2002.

Amendments

2008—Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 110–409, § 9(2), which directed substitution of “subpoena” for “subpena”, was executed by making the substitution for “subpena” both places it appeared, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
Pub. L. 110–409, § 9(1), inserted “in any medium (including electronically stored information, as well as any tangible thing)” after “other data”.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 110–409, § 14(a), amended subsec. (d) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (d) read as follows: “For purposes of the provisions of title 5, United States Code, governing the Senior Executive Service, any reference in such provisions to the ‘appointing authority’ for a member of the Senior Executive Service or for a Senior Executive Service position shall, if such member or position is or would be within the Office of an Inspector General, be deemed to be a reference to such Inspector General.”
Subsec. (e)(1). Pub. L. 110–409, § 11(1), struck out “appointed under section 3” after “each Inspector General” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (e)(9). Pub. L. 110–409, § 11(2), added par. (9).
Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 110–409, § 8, added subsec. (f).
2002—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 107–296 added subsec. (e).
1988—Subsec. (a)(5) to (9). Pub. L. 100–504, § 107, added par. (5) and redesignated former pars. (5) to (8) as (6) to (9), respectively.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 100–504, § 110(a), added subsec. (d).

Effective Date of 2002 Amendment

Pub. L. 107–296, title VIII, § 812(c), Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2224, provided that:
“(1) In general.—Subsection (a) [amending this section] shall take effect 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act [Nov. 25, 2002].
“(2) Initial guidelines.—Subsection (b) [enacting provisions set out as a note below] shall take effect on the date of enactment of this Act [Nov. 25, 2002].”

Effective Date of 1988 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 100–504 effective 180 days after Oct. 18, 1988, see section 113 of Pub. L. 100–504, set out as a note under section 5 of Pub. L. 95–452 in this Appendix.

References in Other Laws to GS–16, 17, or 18 Pay Rates

References in laws to the rates of pay for GS–16, 17, or 18, or to maximum rates of pay under the General Schedule, to be considered references to rates payable under specified sections of this title, see section 529 [title I, § 101(c)(1)] of Pub. L. 101–509, set out in a note under section 5376 of this title.

Links to Websites of Offices of Inspectors General

Provisions of Pub. L. 110–161, div. B, title V, § 534, div. D, title VII, § 746, div. E, title V, § 555, div. G, title V, § 522, div. I, title II, § 226, div. J, title I, § 115, div. K, title I, § 195, title II, § 234, and Pub. L. 110–116, div. A, title VIII, § 8121, formerly set out as notes under this section were transferred, and are listed in a table of similar provisions under section 8L of this Appendix.

Promulgation of Initial Guidelines

Pub. L. 107–296, title VIII, § 812(b), Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2223, provided that:
“(1) Definition.—In this subsection, the term ‘memoranda of understanding’ means the agreements between the Department of Justice and the Inspector General offices described under section 6(e)(3) of the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.) (as added by subsection (a) of this section) that—
“(A) are in effect on the date of enactment of this Act [Nov. 25, 2002]; and
“(B) authorize such offices to exercise authority that is the same or similar to the authority under section 6(e)(1) of such Act.
“(2) In general.—Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act [Nov. 25, 2002], the Attorney General shall promulgate guidelines under section 6(e)(4) of the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.) (as added by subsection (a) of this section) applicable to the Inspector General offices described under section 6(e)(3) of that Act.
“(3) Minimum requirements.—The guidelines promulgated under this subsection shall include, at a minimum, the operational and training requirements in the memoranda of understanding.
“(4) No lapse of authority.—The memoranda of understanding in effect on the date of enactment of this Act [Nov. 25, 2002] shall remain in effect until the guidelines promulgated under this subsection take effect.”

Transfer of Functions

For transfer of all functions, personnel, assets, components, authorities, grant programs, and liabilities of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, including the functions of the Under Secretary for Federal Emergency Management relating thereto, to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, see section 315 (a)(1) of Title 6, Domestic Security.
For transfer of functions, personnel, assets, and liabilities of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, including the functions of the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency relating thereto, to the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see former section 313 (1) and sections 551 (d), 552 (d), and 557 of Title 6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section 542 of Title 6.

Establishment of Inspectors General Criminal Investigator Academy and Inspectors General Forensic Laboratory

Pub. L. 106–422, § 2, Nov. 1, 2000, 114 Stat. 1873, provided that:
“(a) Inspectors General Criminal Investigator Academy.—
“(1) Establishment.—There is established the Criminal Investigator Academy within the Department of the Treasury. The Criminal Investigator Academy is established for the purpose of performing investigator training services for offices of inspectors general created under the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.).
“(2) Executive director.—The Criminal Investigator Academy shall be administered by an Executive Director who shall report to an inspector general for an establishment as defined in section 11 of the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.)—
“(A) designated by the President’s Council on Integrity and Efficiency; or
“(B) if that council is eliminated, by a majority vote of the inspectors general created under the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.).
“(b) Inspectors General Forensic Laboratory.—
“(1) Establishment.—There is established the Inspectors General Forensic Laboratory within the Department of the Treasury. The Inspectors General Forensic Laboratory is established for the purpose of performing forensic services for offices of inspectors general created under the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.).
“(2) Executive director.—The Inspectors General Forensic Laboratory shall be administered by an Executive Director who shall report to an inspector general for an establishment as defined in section 11 of the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.)—
“(A) designated by the President’s Council on Integrity and Efficiency; or
“(B) if that council is eliminated, by a majority vote of the inspectors general created under the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.).
“(c) Separate Appropriations Account.—[Amended section 1105 of Title 31, Money and Finance.]
“(d) Authorization of Appropriations.—There are authorized to carry out this section such sums as may be necessary for fiscal year 2001 and each fiscal year thereafter.”

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