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S. 2201: Supply Chain Security Training Act of 2021

The text of the bill below is as of May 6, 2022 (Preprint (Suspension)).

                     S. 2201

                     AN ACT
    To manage supply chain risk through counterintelligence
              training, and for other purposes.

1         Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-
2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

2 1 SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 2 This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Supply Chain Security 3 Training Act of 2021’’. 4 SEC. 2. TRAINING PROGRAM TO MANAGE SUPPLY CHAIN 5 RISK. 6 (a) IN GENERAL.—Not later than 180 days after the 7 date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator of 8 General Services, through the Federal Acquisition Insti- 9 tute, shall develop a training program for officials with 10 supply chain risk management responsibilities at Federal 11 agencies. 12 (b) CONTENT.—The training program shall be de- 13 signed to prepare such personnel to perform supply chain 14 risk management activities and identify and mitigate sup- 15 ply chain security risks that arise throughout the acquisi- 16 tion lifecycle, including for the acquisition of information 17 and communications technology. The training program 18 shall— 19 (1) include, considering the protection of classi- 20 fied and other sensitive information, information on 21 current, specific supply chain security threats and 22 vulnerabilities; and 23 (2) be updated as determined to be necessary 24 by the Administrator. † S 2201 ES
3 1 (c) COORDINATION AND CONSULTATION.—In devel- 2 oping and determining updates to the training program, 3 the Administrator shall— 4 (1) coordinate with the Federal Acquisition Se- 5 curity Council, the Secretary of Homeland Security, 6 and the Director of the Office of Personnel Manage- 7 ment; and 8 (2) consult with the Director of the Department 9 of Defense’s Defense Acquisition University, the Di- 10 rector of National Intelligence, and the Director of 11 the National Institute of Standards and Technology. 12 (d) GUIDANCE.— 13 (1) IN GENERAL.—Not later than 180 days 14 after the training program is developed under sub- 15 section (a), the Director of the Office of Manage- 16 ment and Budget shall promulgate guidance to Fed- 17 eral agencies requiring executive agency adoption 18 and use of the training program. Such guidance 19 shall— 20 (A) allow executive agencies to incorporate 21 the training program into existing agency train- 22 ing programs; and 23 (B) provide guidance on how to identify 24 executive agency officials with supply chain risk 25 management responsibilities. † S 2201 ES
4 1 (2) AVAILABILITY.—The Director of the Office 2 of Management and Budget shall make the guidance 3 promulgated under paragraph (1) available to Fed- 4 eral agencies of the legislative and judicial branches. 5 SEC. 3. REPORTS ON IMPLEMENTATION OF PROGRAM. 6 Not later than 180 days after the completion of the 7 first course, and annually thereafter for the next three 8 years, the Administrator of General Services shall submit 9 to the appropriate congressional committees and leader- 10 ship a report on implementation of the training program 11 required under section 2. 12 SEC. 4. DEFINITIONS. 13 In this Act: 14 (1) APPROPRIATE CONGRESSIONAL COMMIT- 15 TEES AND LEADERSHIP.—The term ‘‘appropriate 16 congressional committees’’ means— 17 (A) the Committee on Homeland Security 18 and Governmental Affairs and the Committee 19 on Armed Services of the Senate; and 20 (B) the Committee on Oversight and Re- 21 form and the Committee on Armed Services of 22 the House of Representatives. 23 (2) INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS 24 TECHNOLOGY.—The term ‘‘information and commu- 25 nications technology’’ has the meaning given the † S 2201 ES
5 1 term in section 4713(k) of title 41, United States 2 Code. 3 (3) EXECUTIVE AGENCY.—The term ‘‘executive 4 agency’’ has the meaning given the term in section 5 133 of title 41, United States Code. 6 (4) FEDERAL AGENCY.—The term ‘‘Federal 7 agency’’ means any agency, committee, commission, 8 office, or other establishment in the executive, legis- 9 lative, or judicial branch of the Federal Government. 10 (5) TRAINING PROGRAM.—The term ‘‘training 11 program’’ means the training program developed 12 pursuant to section 2(a). Passed the Senate January 11 (legislative day, Jan- uary 10), 2022. Attest: Secretary. † S 2201 ES
117TH CONGRESS 2D SESSION S. 2201 AN ACT To manage supply chain risk through counterintelligence training, and for other purposes.