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H.R.1232: Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Darrell Issa, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced March 18, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 18, 2014
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act - Title I: Management of Information Technology within Federal Government - (Sec. 101) Requires the heads of the following agencies to ensure that their respective chief information officers (CIOs) have a significant role in information technology (IT) decisions, including annual and multi-year planning, programming, budgeting, execution, reporting, management, governance, and oversight functions:

  • Department of Agriculture (USDA),
  • Department of Commerce,
  • Department of Defense (DOD),
  • Department of Education,
  • Department of Energy (DOE),
  • Department of Health and Human Services (HHS),
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS),
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD),
  • Department of the Interior,
  • Department of Justice (DOJ),
  • Department of Labor,
  • Department of State,
  • Department of Transportation (DOT)...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 18, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 577.
Sept. 18, 2014 Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Carper with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 113-262.
June 25, 2014 Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Feb. 26, 2014 Committee on Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support. Hearings held.
Feb. 26, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Feb. 25, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H1891-1898)
Feb. 25, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1232.
Feb. 25, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1891-1902)
Feb. 25, 2014 Mr. Issa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. (consideration: CR H1891)
Feb. 25, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 267.
Feb. 25, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. H. Rept. 113-359.
March 20, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
March 20, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 18, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.