Summary: H.R.5636 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (07/11/2016)

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National Institute of Standards and Technology Campus Security Act

(Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Commerce Office of Security to manage the law enforcement and security programs of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) directly through an assigned Director of Security.

This bill shall be carried out without increasing the number of full time equivalent employees of Commerce, including the NIST.

The Director of Security shall make periodic activities and security reports to the Under Secretary for Standards and Technology and to Congress.

The Government Accountability Office shall report to Congress, one year after enactment of this bill, on the costs and performance of the NIST Police Services Group.