About the bill
H.R. 1252 establishes the Under Secretary for Management as the Department of Homeland Security’s Chief Acquisition Officer responsible for approving, pausing, modifying, or canceling major acquisition programs as needed. The legislation defines major acquisition programs as total expenditures above $300 million. The Under Secretary can delegate such authorities for amounts below this threshold.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 21, 2017
Length: 19 pages
H.R. 1252 is a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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