About the bill
H.R. 3737 requires the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to provide data and information on the current and potential use of social media for security clearance investigation purposes. Specifically, the bill requires OMB to submit a one-time report describing the current use of social media for security clearance investigation purposes, the legal impediments related to the use of social media for such purposes, and the results of any pilot programs conducted to incorporate social media into background investigations. Additionally, the report will include the available options for broader ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 7, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Sep 12, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 6, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
Sep 12, 2017
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Sep 13, 2017
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.
Jan 11, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
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.
Mar 6, 2018
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.
H.R. 3737 (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.
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