H.R.1353 – Transparency in Technological Acquisitions Act of 2017

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Week ending March 17, 2017

H.R.1353 – Transparency in Technological Acquisitions Act of 2017

Brief

Under the bill the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended to require certain additional information to be submitted to Congress regarding the strategic 5-year technology investment plan of the Transportation Security Administration.

Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration shall submit to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate and the Committee on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives a report describing any equipment of the Transportation Security Administration that is in operation after the end of the life-cycle of the equipment specified by the manufacturer of the equipment; or the end of the useful life projection for the equipment under the strategic 5-year technology investment plan of the Transportation Security Administration, as required by section 1611 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 563).

Upon the enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration shall notify airports and airlines of any changes to the 5-year technology investment plan of the Transportation Security Administration.

 (Full text of H.R. 1353 at congress.gov)

Sponsor:  Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] (Introduced 03/02/2017)

Status: Passed House /

VOTES and FLOOR ACTION

HOUSE

On Passage: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 414 – 2 (Roll no. 178)

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COST AND IMPACT

Cost to the taxpayers:  Data not available

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Dynamic Scoring:   Data not available

Tax Complexity:  Not applicable to this bill.

Earmark Certification:  Data not available

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Constitutional Authority:   Assumed.

 

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