Summary: H.R.1626 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 114-43 (08/06/2015)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on June 17, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

DHS IT Duplication Reduction Act of 2015

(Sec. 2) Directs the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to report on:

  • the number of information technology systems at DHS;
  • the number of such systems exhibiting duplication or fragmentation (i.e., where there are two or more systems or programs that deliver similar functionality to similar user populations);
  • a strategy for reducing such duplicative systems, including an assessment of potential cost savings; and
  • a methodology for determining which system should be eliminated when there is duplication or fragmentation.