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H.R. 347: DHS Acquisition Documentation Integrity Act of 2017

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

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 ...

Sponsor and status

Bonnie Watson Coleman

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2017
Length: 5 pages
Introduced:

Jan 5, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 31, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 31, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

26% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 5, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jan 31, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 347 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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