john doe protection saved?

h/t CQ

a last minute push by the Republicans may have restored protection for national-security tipsters against litigation….

The last obstacle was cleared when negotiators crafted language to satisfy a Republican demand giving immunity from lawsuits to people who report suspicious behavior. The issue grew out of an incident last fall where six Muslim scholars were removed from a flight in Minneapolis after other passengers said they were acting suspiciously. The imams have since filed a lawsuit, saying their civil rights were violated.

let's hope the committee suggestions are kept in the final bill passed on The Hill..