H.R.6901 - Federal CIO Authorization Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hurd, Will [R-TX-23] (Introduced 09/26/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-987|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/03/2018 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|
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Summary: H.R.6901 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/26/2018)
Federal CIO Authorization Act of 2018
This bill reorganizes Office of Management and Budget (OMB) information technology (IT) activities and establishes new IT reporting requirements.
The bill renames (1) the Office of E-Government & Information Technology (E-Gov) as the Office of the Federal Chief Information Officer (Federal CIO), and (2) the E-Government Fund as the Federal IT Fund. The office shall be headed by a Federal Chief Information Officer who shall report directly to the Director of OMB (currently, the head of E-Gov reports to the Deputy Director). There is established in the office a Federal Chief Information Security Officer.
Agencies must report IT expenditures to the Federal CIO. The Federal CIO must publish timely, searchable, computer-readable data on agency IT expenditures, projects, and programs.
The Federal CIO shall submit to Congress a proposal for consolidating IT across the federal government and increasing the use of shared services.