Summary: H.R.3413 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House (02/10/2020)

DHS Acquisition Reform Act of 2019

This bill revises acquisition and procurement programs and activities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

The bill (1) designates the DHS Under Secretary for Management as the DHS Chief Acquisition Officer and sets forth the Under Secretary's acquisition-related duties, (2) sets forth new acquisition responsibilities of the DHS Chief Financial Officer and the DHS Chief Information Officer, and (3) establishes within the Management Directorate of DHS a Program Accountability and Risk Management office and sets forth the responsibilities of its Executive Director.

The DHS Under Secretary for Strategy, Policy, and Plans must ensure that acquisition programs support the DHS Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Report, the DHS Strategic Plan, the DHS Strategic Priorities, and other appropriate successor documents.