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S.1611: Federal Data Center Consolidation Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Michael Bennet, D-Colo.
Total Cosponsors 3 (1 Democrat, 2 Republicans)
Introduced Oct. 30, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 19, 2014
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Bill Summary

Federal Data Center Consolidation Act of 2013 - Requires the heads of specified federal agencies, assisted by their chief information officers, to submit to the Administrator for the Office of E-Government and Information Technology of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) each fiscal year: (1) a comprehensive inventory of data centers owned, operated, or maintained by each such agency; and (2) a multi-year strategy to achieve the consolidation and optimization of such data centers that includes performance metrics, a timeline for agency activities to be completed under the OMB Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI), and year-by-year calculations of investments and cost savings.

Provides that for any year that the Department of Defense (DOD) is required to submit a performance plan for the reduction of resources required for data servers and centers, DOD: (1) may submit to the Administrator, in lieu of the multi-year strategy, the defense-wide plan and re...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 19, 2014 Referred to House Armed Services
Sept. 19, 2014 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
Sept. 19, 2014 Received in the House.
Sept. 19, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Sept. 18, 2014 Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S5864-5865)
Sept. 18, 2014 The committee substitute as amended agreed to by Unanimous Consent. (text of committee substitute as amended: CR S5863-5864)
Sept. 18, 2014 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S5863-5865)
May 6, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 372.
May 6, 2014 Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Carper with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-157.
Nov. 6, 2013 Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Oct. 30, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.