Senate Bill 3717
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Spectrum IT Modernization Act of 2020
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on May 13, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 13, 2020
Latest Action
May 20, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
3717
Congress
116
Policy Area
Government Operations and Politics
Government Operations and Politics
Primary focus of measure is government administration, including agency organization, contracting, facilities and property, information management and services; rulemaking and administrative law; elections and political activities; government employees and officials; Presidents; ethics and public participation; postal service. Measures concerning agency appropriations and the budget process may fall under Economics and Public Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Mississippi
Oklahoma
Rhode Island
Washington
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Spectrum IT Modernization Act of 2020

This bill requires the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and certain other federal agencies to outline plans for modernizing the information technology infrastructure used for the management of federal spectrum.

Specifically, the NTIA shall identify a process to establish goals, including parameters to measure the achievement of those goals, for the modernization of such infrastructure and submit to Congress a modernization plan.

The bill requires each agency to submit to the NTIA and the Policy and Plans Steering Group a report that describes the agency's plan to modernize its federal spectrum infrastructure so that such infrastructure is interoperable with that of the NTIA.

The Government Accountability Office shall review the federal spectrum infrastructure of agencies and oversee the implementation of the modernization plans.

Text (1)
Actions (3)
05/20/2020
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
05/13/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
05/13/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
May 14, 2020 4:27:12 AM
Updated
Jun 11, 2021 10:02:06 PM