5a U.S. Code § 6. Authority of Inspector General; information and assistance from Federal agencies; unreasonable refusal; office space and equipment
The Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, referred to in subsec. (a)(1)(C), are set out in the Appendix to Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.
Section 11 of the Inspector General Act, referred to in subsec. (e)(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. (f)(7), is the date of enactment of Pub. L. 107–296, which was approved Nov. 25, 2002.
2016—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 114–317, § 5(1), added par. (1) and struck out former par. (1) which read as follows: “to have access to all records, reports, audits, reviews, documents, papers, recommendations, or other material available to the applicable establishment which relate to programs and operations with respect to which that Inspector General has responsibilities under this Act;”.
Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 114–317, § 7(d)(2)(D), (3)(B), substituted “information), as well as any tangible thing” for “information, as well as any tangible thing)” and “subpoenas” for “subpenas”.
Subsecs. (b) to (g). Pub. L. 114–317, § 5(2), (3), added subsec. (b) and redesignated former subsecs. (b) to (f) as (c) to (g), respectively.
Subsecs. (h), (i). Pub. L. 114–317, § 5(4), added subsecs. (h) and (i).
Subsecs. (j), (k). Pub. L. 114–317, § 2, added subsecs. (j) and (k).
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).
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of House of Representatives changed to Committee on Oversight and Reform of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 6, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, Jan. 9, 2019.
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.
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 8M of this Appendix.
Pub. L. 107–296, title VIII, § 812(b), Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2223, required the Attorney General to promulgate, within 180 days of Nov. 25, 2002, initial guidelines under subsec. (e)(4) [now (f)(4)] of this section applicable to the Inspector General offices described in subsec. (e)(3) [now (f)(3)] of this section.
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.
[Amended section 1105 of Title 31, Money and Finance.]