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Titles (4)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Department of Homeland Security Chief Data Officer Authorization Act

Short Titles as Reported to House

Department of Homeland Security Chief Data Officer Authorization Act

Short Titles as Introduced

Department of Homeland Security Chief Data Officer Authorization Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the position of Chief Data Officer of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (3)

Date Actions Overview
09/04/2018Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H7801-7802)
09/04/2018Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 115-915.
07/19/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (12)

Date Chamber All Actions
09/05/2018SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
09/04/2018-6:05pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/04/2018-6:05pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7801-7802)
09/04/2018-5:56pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6447.
09/04/2018-5:56pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR S7801-7803)
09/04/2018-5:55pmHouseMr. Katko moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
09/04/2018HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 710.
09/04/2018HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 115-915.
07/24/2018HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
Action By: Committee on Homeland Security
07/24/2018HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Homeland Security
07/19/2018HouseReferred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.
07/19/2018HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (1)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10]* 07/19/2018

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Homeland Security07/19/2018 Referred to
07/24/2018 Markup by
09/04/2018 Reported by H. Rept. 115-915
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs09/05/2018 Referred to

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Latest Summary (2)

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Passed House amended (09/04/2018)

Department of Homeland Security Chief Data Officer Authorization Act

(Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to designate a career appointee of DHS as its Chief Data Officer. The bill sets forth the responsibilities of the Chief Data Officer, including: (1) ensuring that DHS conforms with recognized data management best practices, (2) coordinating the release of data for public use after privacy reviews, (3) promoting the use of modern data systems to improve DHS operations, and (4) serving as the liaison to other federal agencies and the Office of Management and Budget on data.