15 U.S. Code § 78u–7 - Implementation and transition provisions for whistleblower protection
Information provided to the Commission in writing by a whistleblower shall not lose the status of original information (as defined in section 78u–6(a)(3) of this title, as added by this subtitle) solely because the whistleblower provided the information prior to the effective date of the regulations, if the information is provided by the whistleblower after July 21, 2010.
A whistleblower may receive an award pursuant to section 78u–6 of this title, as added by this subtitle, regardless of whether any violation of a provision of the securities laws, or a rule or regulation thereunder, underlying the judicial or administrative action upon which the award is based, occurred prior to July 21, 2010.
The Securities and ExchangeCommission shall establish a separate office within the Commission to administer and enforce the provisions of section 78u–6 of this title (as add  by section 922(a)). Such office shall report annually to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs of the Senate and the Committee on Financial Services of the House of Representatives on its activities, whistleblower complaints, and the response of the Commission to such complaints.
 So in original. Probably should be “added”.
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This subtitle, referred to in subsecs. (a) to (c), means subtitle B (§§ 921–929Z) of title IX of Pub. L. 111–203.
Section 922(a), referred to in subsec. (d), means section 922(a) of Pub. L. 111–203.
Section was enacted as part of the Investor Protection and Securities Reform Act of 2010, and also as part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and not as part of the SecuritiesExchange Act of 1934 which comprises this chapter.
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