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H.R. 3941: FedRAMP Authorization Act

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To enhance the innovation, security, and availability of cloud computing services used in the Federal Government by establishing the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program within the General Services Administration and by establishing a risk management, authorization, and continuous monitoring process to enable the Federal Government to leverage cloud computing services using a risk-based approach consistent with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014 and cloud-based operations, and for other purposes.

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The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.

Sponsor and status

Gerald Connolly

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 11th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2019
Length: 25 pages
Introduced
Jul 24, 2019
Status

Introduced on Jul 24, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 24, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jul 24, 2019
 
Introduced

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