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S. 1867 - FITARA Enhancement Act of 2017

Sponsor: Steve Daines (R)
Introduced: 2017-09-26
Bill Status: Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 408.
 

FITARA Enhancement Act of 2017

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.

The bill amends such Act to extend the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative through FY2020.

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115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1867


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


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 26, 2017

    Mr. Daines (for himself, Mr. Moran, Mr. Udall, and Mr. Warner) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs


A BILL

    To amend title 40, United States Code, to eliminate the sunset of certain provisions relating to information technology, to amend the Carl Levin and Howard P. “Buck” McKeon 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 Carl Levin and Howard P. “Buck” McKeon 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”.


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