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H.R. 3243 - FITARA Enhancement Act of 2017

Introduced: 2017-10-11
Bill Status: Passed
 

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.)

FITARA Enhancement Act of 2017

(Sec. 2) This bill repeals the expiration date of (thus making permanent) provisions of the Carl Levin and Howard P. Buck McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 that require: (1) the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to make available to the public a list of each major information technology investment made by an executive agency for information technology, including data on cost, schedule, and performance; (2) the Chief Information Officer of each agency and the program manager of the investment within the agency to conduct a risk management review of those investments that have received a high risk rating for four consecutive quarters; and (3) the implementation by OMB of a process to assist certain federal agencies in reviewing their portfolio of information technology investments.

(Sec. 4) The bill amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 to extend the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative through FY2020.

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H. R. 3243




AT THE FIRST SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday,
the third day of January, two thousand and seventeen

    To amend title 40, United States Code, to eliminate the sunset of certain provisions relating to information technology, to amend the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 to extend the sunset relating to the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “FITARA Enhancement Act of 2017”.

SEC. 2. Elimination of sunset relating to transparency and risk management of major information technology investments.

Subsection (c) of section 11302 of title 40, United States Code, is amended by striking the first paragraph (5).

SEC. 3. Elimination of sunset relating to information technology portfolio, program, and resource reviews.

Section 11319 of title 40, United States Code, is amended—

(1) by redesignating the second subsection (c) as subsection (d); and

(2) in subsection (d), as so redesignated, by striking paragraph (6).

SEC. 4. Extension of sunset relating to Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative.

Subsection (e) of section 834 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 (Public Law 113–291; 44 U.S.C. 3601 note) is amended by striking “2018” and inserting “2020”.

Attest:





Speaker of the House of Representatives.  

Attest:





Vice President of the United States and   
President of the Senate.

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