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
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 20, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.
Passed Senate (House next) — Nov 9, 2017
What legislators are saying
H.R. 1294 (115th) was 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.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
GovTrack.us. (2020). H.R. 1294 — 115th Congress: Reducing DHS Acquisition Cost Growth Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr1294
“H.R. 1294 — 115th Congress: Reducing DHS Acquisition Cost Growth Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. February 20, 2020 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr1294>
Reducing DHS Acquisition Cost Growth Act, H.R. 1294, 115th Cong. (2017).
|title=H.R. 1294 (115th)
|accessdate=February 20, 2020
|author=115th Congress (2017)
|date=March 1, 2017
|quote=Reducing DHS Acquisition Cost Growth Act
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.