H.R. 1294: Reducing DHS Acquisition Cost Growth Act

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 ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 1, 2017

Status:

Passed House on Mar 20, 2017

This bill passed in the House on March 20, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

John Rutherford

Representative for Florida's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2017
Length: 12 pages

Prognosis:

16% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 1, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 8, 2017
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Mar 16, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Mar 20, 2017
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Mar 20, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1294 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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