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The Uniform Guidance Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) annual edition is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government produced by the Office of the Federal Register (OFR) and the Government Publishing Office.
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The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 established a pilot program for enhancing employee whistleblower protections. This pilot program (41 USC 4712) applies to all employees working for contractors, grantees, subcontractors, and sub-grantees on Federal grants and contracts. The Program requires all Federal grantees, their sub-grantees, and subcontractors to:
The statute states that an "employee of a contractor, subcontractor, grantee (or sub-grantee) may not be discharged, demoted, or otherwise discriminated against as a reprisal for "whistleblowing." Whistleblowing is defined as disclosing information that an individual believes is evidence of any of the following:
In order to qualify for whistleblower protection under the pilot program, disclosure must be made to one of the following persons or entities:
This pilot program is effective for all Federal contracts and grants issued between July 1, 2013 and January 1, 2017. Additional details may be found in the full statute 41 USC 4712.