Text: H.R.5300 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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115th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 5300

To provide agencies with discretion in securing information technology 
                        and information systems.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             March 15, 2018

  Mr. Palmer introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
              Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

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                                 A BILL


 
To provide agencies with discretion in securing information technology 
                        and information systems.

    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 ``Federal Information Systems 
Safeguards Act of 2018''.

SEC. 2. AGENCY DISCRETION TO SECURE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND 
              INFORMATION SYSTEMS.

    (a) In General.--The authority described under subsection (b) may 
not be--
            (1) limited by a collective bargaining agreement, 
        memorandum of agreement, or any other agreement entered into 
        before, on, or after the date of enactment of this Act pursuant 
        to chapter 71 of title 5, United States Code; or
            (2) negotiated under section 7106(b) or any other section 
        of such chapter 71.
    (b) Authority Covered.--The authority described in this subsection 
is the authority of the head of an agency, pursuant to section 3554 of 
title 44, United States Code, to take any action to limit, restrict, or 
prohibit access to a website or to test, deploy, or update a 
cybersecurity measure if the head of the agency determines such action 
is necessary to carry out the responsibilities of the head of the 
agency under such section 3554.
    (c) Definition of Agency.--In this section, the term ``agency'' has 
the meaning given the term in section 3502 of title 44, United States 
Code.
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