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H.R. 5901 (116th): Information Technology Modernization Centers of Excellence Program Act

To establish a program to facilitate the adoption of modern technology by executive agencies, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Ro Khanna

Sponsor. Representative for California's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 19, 2020
Length: 3 pages
Feb 13, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 3, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 3, 2020.

Pub.L. 116-194

3 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Democrat)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

November 2020
    — Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA17] (Sponsor) on Nov 30, 2020

Weekly Wrap-up
    — Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA46] on Oct 2, 2020

the daily leader: wednesday, september 30, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Sep 29, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates new spending due to H.R. 5901 will be negligible.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 4200: Information Technology Modernization Centers of Excellence Program Act

Ordered Reported on Jul 22, 2020. 100% incorporated. (compare text)


Feb 13, 2020

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Sep 16, 2020
Ordered Reported

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Sep 25, 2020
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Sep 30, 2020
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.

Nov 17, 2020
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 3, 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 5901 (116th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5901. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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