H.R.1252 - DHS Acquisition Authorities Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Higgins, Clay [R-LA-3] (Introduced 02/28/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-47|
|Latest Action:||03/21/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
This bill has the status Passed House
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- Passed Senate
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Summary: H.R.1252 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/28/2017)
DHS Acquisition Authorities Act of 2017
This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to revise acquisition and procurement programs and activities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
The bill designates the DHS Under Secretary for Management as the DHS Chief Acquisition Officer and sets forth the Under Secretary's acquisition-related duties.
The bill sets forth the responsibilities of the Under Secretary for Science and Technology.
The DHS Office of Program Analysis and Evaluation shall oversee the costs of acquisition programs and related activities to ensure that actual and planned costs are in accordance with budget estimates and are affordable, or can be adequately funded, over their life cycle.
The DHS Chief Information Officer shall: (1) oversee the management of the Homeland Security Enterprise Architecture, (2) make recommendations to the Acquisition Review Board regarding information technology programs, and (3) be responsible for developing information technology acquisition strategic guidance.
The bill establishes within the Management Directorate of DHS a Program Accountability and Risk Management office.