Summary: S.2210 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (12/07/2017)

FCC CIO Parity Act

This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to ensure that its Chief Information Officer has a significant role in: (1) the decision-making process for annual and multi-year planning, programming, budgeting, execution decisions, and reports related to information technology; (2) the management, governance, and oversight processes related to information technology; and (3) the hiring of personnel with information technology responsibilities.

The Chief Information Officer must consult with the FCC Chief Financial Officer and budget officials to specify and approve the allocation of amounts appropriated to the FCC for information technology.