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S.1276: Security Clearance Oversight and Reform Enhancement 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 Jon Tester, D-Mont.
Total Cosponsors 7 (4 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced July 10, 2013
Latest Major Action Oct. 11, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on September 25, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Security Clearance Oversight and Reform Enhancement Act - Authorizes funding for the cost of audits, investigations, and oversight activities conducted by the Inspector General of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) of the OPM revolving fund and functions financed by the fund. Requires OPM to include in its budget an estimate by the OPM Inspector General of the amount required to pay the reasonable expenses (not to exceed .33% of total budgetary authority) to audit, investigate, and perform other oversight activities related to the revolving fund.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 11, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Oct. 11, 2013 Received in the House.
Oct. 11, 2013 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Oct. 10, 2013 Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.
Oct. 10, 2013 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S7387; text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR S7387)
Sept. 25, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 199.
Sept. 25, 2013 Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Carper with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-111. Additional views filed.
July 31, 2013 Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
July 10, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.