About the bill
H.R. 3243 eliminates the sunset date on several provisions of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act related to transparency and risk management assessment of major information technology investments and agency reviews of information technology portfolios to reduce duplication and realize savings. Specifically, the bill extends three expiring provisions related to federal data center consolidation, transparency and risk management of major IT systems, and IT portfolio, program, and resource reviews.
The three provisions of FITARA set to expire in 2018 and 2019 relate to the:
- IT Dashboard – The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and agencies must make publicly available detailed information on federal IT investments and require agency Chief Information Officers to categorize IT investments by risk.
- PortfolioStat – Agencies must annually review IT investment portfolios in order to ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 11th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 10, 2017
Length: 1 page
What legislators are saying
“House FITARA Enhancement Act receives a clean CBO score”
— Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA11] (Sponsor) on Sep 29, 2017
“House Passes Rep. Issa Bill To Reduce Wasteful Government Spending in IT”
— Rep. Darrell Issa [R-CA50] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 11, 2017
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H.R. 3243 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3243. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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