PUBLIC LAW 100-191—DEC. 15, 1987
101 STAT. 1305
than by impeachment and conviction, only by the personal action of the Attorney General and only for good cause, physical disability, mental incapacity, or any other condition that substantially impairs the performance of such independent counsel's duties. "(2) REPORT TO DIVISION OF THE COURT AND CONGRESS.—If an
independent counsel is removed from office, the Attorney General shall promptly submit to the division of the court and the Committees on the Judiciary of the Senate and the House of Representatives a report specifying the facts found and the ultimate grounds for such removal. The committees shall make available to the public such report, except that each committee may, if necessary to protect the rights of any individual named in the report or to prevent undue interference with any pending prosecution, postpone or refrain from publishing any or all of the report. The division of the court may release any or all of such report in accordance with section 594(h)(2). "(3) JUDICIAL REVIEW OF REMOVAL.—An independent counsel removed from office may obtain judicial review of the removal in a civil action commenced in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. A member of the division of the court may not hear or determine any such civil action or any appeal of a decision in any such civil action. The independent counsel may be reinstated or granted other appropriate relief by order of the court.
District of Columbia.
"(b) TERMINATION OF OFFICE.— "(1) TERMINATION BY ACTION OF INDEPENDENT COUNSEL.—An
office of independent counsel shall terminate when— "(A) the independent counsel notifies the Attorney General that the investigation of all matters within the prosecutorial jurisdiction of such independent counsel or " •*^' accepted by such independent counsel under section 594(e), and any resulting prosecutions, have been completed or so I '3 substantially completed that it would be appropriate for the Department of Justice to complete such investigations and ,f prosecutions; and "(B) the independent counsel files a final report in compliance with section 594(h)(1)(B). "(2) TERMINATION BY DIVISION OF THE COURT.—The division of
the court, either on its own motion or upon the request of the Attorney General, may terminate an office of independent counsel at any time, on the ground that the investigation of all matters within the prosecutorial jurisdiction of such independent counsel or accepted by such independent counsel under section 594(e), and any resulting prosecutions, have been completed or so substantially completed that it would be appropriate for the Department of Justice to complete such investigations and prosecutions. At the time of such termi- Reports. nation, the independent counsel shall file the final report required by section 594(h)(1)(B). "(c) AUDITS.—After the termination of the office of an independent Reports. counsel, the Comptroller General shall conduct an audit of the expenditures of that office, and shall submit to the appropriate committees of the Congress a report on the audit.