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Modernization Centers of Excellence Program Act

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116TH CONGRESS 
2D SESSION H. R. 5901 

To establish a program to facilitate the adoption of modern technology by 
executive agencies, and for other purposes. 

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 

FEBRUARY 13, 2020 
Mr. KHANNA (for himself and Mr. MEADOWS) introduced the following bill; 

which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform 

A BILL 
To establish a program to facilitate the adoption of modern 

technology by executive agencies, and for other purposes. 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-1

tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 2

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 3

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Modernization Centers 4

of Excellence Program Act’’. 5

SEC. 2. GSA MODERNIZATION CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE 6

PROGRAM. 7

(a) ESTABLISHMENT.—The Administrator of General 8

Services, acting through the Director of the Technology 9

Transformation Services, shall establish a program (to be 10

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known as the ‘‘Modernization Centers of Excellence Pro-1

gram’’) to facilitate the adoption of modern technology by 2

executive agencies. 3

(b) RESPONSIBILITIES.—The Modernization Centers 4

of Excellence Program shall have the following responsibil-5

ities upon request by an executive agency: 6

(1) To modernize information technology and 7

how a customer interacts with an executive agency. 8

(2) To improve cooperation between commercial 9

and executive agency information technology sectors. 10

(3) To assist an executive agency with planning 11

and adoption of— 12

(A) a commercial cloud computing system 13

that includes— 14

(i) end-to-end migration planning and 15

an assessment of progress towards mod-16

ernization; and 17

(ii) a security and governance frame-18

work based on industry and government 19

best practices; 20

(B) tools to help a customer receive sup-21

port from and communicate with an executive 22

agency; 23

(C) contact centers and other related cos-24

tumer supports; 25

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(D) efficient use of data management, 1

analysis, and reporting; and 2

(E) optimized infrastructure, including for 3

data centers, and to reduce operating costs. 4

(4) To share best practices and expertise an ex-5

ecutive agency. 6

(5) Other responsibilities the Director of Tech-7

nology Transformation Services may identify. 8

(c) DEFINITIONS.—In this section: 9

(1) CLOUD COMPUTING.—The term ‘‘cloud 10

computing’’ has the meaning given that term in sec-11

tion 1076 of the National Defense Authorization Act 12

of 2018 (40 U.S.C. 11301 note). 13

(2) EXECUTIVE AGENCY.—The term ‘‘executive 14

agency’’ has the meaning given the term ‘‘Executive 15

agency’’ in section 105 of title 5, United States 16

Code. 17

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Ro Khanna D-CA 02/13/2020 Sponsor
Mark Meadows R-NC 02/13/2020 Cosponsor
Date Branch Action
02/13/2020 President Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.Action By: House of Representatives
02/13/2020 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
Summary
There is one summary for H.R.5901. View summaries Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/13/2020) Modernization Centers of Excellence Program Act This bill requires the General Service Administration's Technology Transformation Services to establish a Modernization Centers of Excellence Program to facilitate the adoption of modern technology by executive agencies.
There is one summary for H.R.5901. View summaries Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/13/2020) Modernization Centers of Excellence Program Act This bill requires the General Service Administration's Technology Transformation Services to establish a Modernization Centers of Excellence Program to facilitate the adoption of modern technology by executive agencies.
Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/13/2020) Modernization Centers of Excellence Program Act This bill requires the General Service Administration's Technology Transformation Services to establish a Modernization Centers of Excellence Program to facilitate the adoption of modern technology by executive agencies.
Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/13/2020) Modernization Centers of Excellence Program Act This bill requires the General Service Administration's Technology Transformation Services to establish a Modernization Centers of Excellence Program to facilitate the adoption of modern technology by executive agencies.
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