About the bill
H.R. 1294 requires that the Department of Homeland Security’s major acquisition programs be subject to great Departmental and Congressional oversight when they fail to meet key cost, schedule, or performance requirements. Specifically, the legislation establishes a remediation plan and root cause analysis of a “breach” in a major acquisition program. The Under Secretary for Management at the Department is required to review and approve the plan, submit the plan and analysis to Congress, and take corrective action. The legislation defines a major acquisition program as an expenditure of ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 21, 2017
Length: 12 pages
Mar 1, 2017
Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 20, 2017
This bill passed in the House on March 20, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
- See Instead:
S. 906 (same title)
Passed Senate (House next) — Nov 9, 2017
H.R. 1294 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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