Extends whistleblower protections to government employees who refuse to violate regulations. Previously protection only applied to those who refused to violate law.
Original sponsor: Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7]
Cosponsors: Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11], Rep. Gohmert, Louie [R-TX-1], Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large], Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11], Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9], Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4], Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16], Rep. Grothman, Glenn [R-WI-6], Rep. Farenthold, Blake [R-TX-27], Rep. Delaney, John K. [D-MD-6], Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7]
Passed House: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll239.xml
Passed Senate by unanimous consent.