H.R.3737 - Social Media Use in Clearance Investigations Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. DeSantis, Ron [R-FL-6] (Introduced 09/12/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-512|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/07/2018 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Text: H.R.3737 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (03/07/2018)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
To provide for a study on the use of social media in security clearance investigations.
This Act may be cited as the “Social Media Use in Clearance Investigations Act of 2017”.
Not later than 6 months after the date of enactment of this Act, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall submit to Congress a report on the examination of social media activity during security clearance investigations, including—
(1) the current use of publicly available social media in security clearance background investigations;
(2) any legal impediments to examining publicly available social media activity, and whether those impediments are statutory or regulatory in nature;
(3) the results of any pilot programs to incorporate social media checks in such investigations, including the effectiveness and cost of such programs;
(4) options for widespread implementation of the examination of social media activity during such investigations; and
(A) all Top Secret investigations; or
(B) all Secret and Top Secret investigations.
Passed the House of Representatives March 6, 2018.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|