About the bill
H.R. 347 directs the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to require component heads to maintain specific types of acquisition documentation including: operational requirements; complete life-cycle cost estimates with a verification of such cost estimate against individual cost estimates; a cost-benefit analysis; and a schedule consistent with best practices. These requirements can be waived only if the program has not entered full-rate production, has established a reasonable cost estimate, or has a fully-defined system configuration. Any waiver provided by the Secretary must be included in an annual report to the House and Senate Homeland Security Committees.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 1, 2017
Length: 5 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 31, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.
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3 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
Feb 23, 2016
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
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Jan 5, 2017
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Jan 31, 2017
Passed House (Senate next)
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H.R. 347 (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. 347. 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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