H.R.1365 – Department of Homeland Security Acquisition Innovation Act

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Week ending March 17, 2017

H.R.1365 – Department of Homeland Security Acquisition Innovation Act


Title VII of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 341 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following new section:

The Under Secretary for Management may—

“(1) designate an individual within the Department to manage acquisition innovation efforts of the Department;

“(2) test emerging acquisition best practices to carrying out acquisitions, consistent with the Federal Acquisition Regulation and Department acquisition management directives, as appropriate;

“(3) develop and distribute best practices and lessons learned regarding acquisition innovation throughout the Department; and

“(4) establish metrics to measure the effectiveness of acquisition innovation efforts with respect to cost, operational efficiency of the acquisition program (including timeframe for executing contracts), and collaboration with the private sector, including small businesses.”.

(Full text of H.R. 1365 at congress.gov)

Sponsor:  Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46] (Introduced 03/06/2017)

Status: Passed House /



On Passage: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by recorded vote (2/3 required): 424 – 0 (Roll no. 193)

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