Text: H.R.3737 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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115th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 3737

To provide for a study on the use of social media in security clearance 
                            investigations.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           September 12, 2017

Mr. DeSantis (for himself and Mr. Lynch) introduced the following bill; 
 which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

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                                 A BILL


 
To provide for a study on the use of social media in security clearance 
                            investigations.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Social Media Use in Clearance 
Investigations Act of 2017''.

SEC. 2. STUDY ON USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN SECURITY CLEARANCE 
              INVESTIGATIONS.

    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
            (5) estimates on the cost for such options as part of--
                    (A) all Top Secret investigations; or
                    (B) all Secret and Top Secret investigations.
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