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FCC CIO Parity Act

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A bill to ensure the Chief Information Office of the Federal Communications Commission has a significant role in decisions related to information technology, and for other purposes.

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12/07/2017Introduced in Senate

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12/07/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Udall, Tom [D-NM]* 12/07/2017

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Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation12/07/2017 Referred to

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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.