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H.R. 505 (115th): Border Security Technology Accountability Act of 2017

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 505 requires the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to ensure that each border security technology acquisition program with an expected lifecycle cost of at least $300 million have an acquisition program baseline approved by the relevant acquisition decision authority.

The bill also requires the Secretary to document that each such program is meeting cost, schedule, and performance thresholds as specified in its baseline and complies with departmental acquisition policies and the Federal Acquisition Regulation, and have a plan for meeting program implementation objectives by managing ...

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Martha McSally

Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jan 12, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

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.

See Instead

S. 146 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Oct 4, 2017

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History

Jan 12, 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.

H.R. 505 (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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