Senate Bill 4200
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Information Technology Modernization Centers of Excellence Program Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jul 2, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jul 2, 2020
Latest Action
Oct 1, 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
4200
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
Ohio
New Hampshire
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Information Technology Modernization Centers of Excellence Program Act

This bill requires the General Service Administration (GSA) to establish an Information Technology Modernization Centers of Excellence Program to facilitate the adoption of modern technology by executive agencies.

The bill lists program responsibilities, including to

  • modernize information technology used by an executive agency and how a customer interacts with the agency;
  • improve cooperation between commercial and executive agency information technology sectors;
  • encourage the adoption of commercial items; and
  • assist executive agencies, on a reimbursable basis, with planning and adoption of technology in focus areas designated by the GSA, which may include, among other things, artificial intelligence.

The GSA, for each reimbursable agreement entered into, shall make specified information available on a public website within 30 days of the signing of the agreement and updated upon completion.

This bill shall sunset seven years after its enactment.

Text (2)
October 1, 2020
Actions (5)
10/01/2020
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 570.
10/01/2020
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Johnson with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 116-277.
07/22/2020
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
07/02/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
07/02/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jul 3, 2020 4:42:09 AM
Updated
Dec 28, 2020 2:41:27 PM