S.1471 - Armed Forces Digital Advantage Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM] (Introduced 05/15/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/15/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1471 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/15/2019)
Armed Forces Digital Advantage Act
This bill requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to promote and maintain digital engineering as a core competency of the Armed Forces.
In addition, DOD must (1) create the position of Chief Digital Engineering Recruitment and Management Officer, which shall expire on September 30, 2029; (2) develop and enhance recruitment and training programs for digital engineering talent; and (3) annually report on the readiness of digital forces and progress toward achieving digital engineering policies.