Legislation Related to IT Management

Selected Legislation Related to IT Management

  • National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018.​  Public Law 115-91​, dated December 12, 2017.
    Title X, Subtitle G, Sections 1076 – 1078 - Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act.  It has two primary provisions:​ 
    ​The establishment of a centralized Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) and Technology Modernization Board as well as the authorization for all CFO Act agencies to establish IT Working Capital Funds (WCFs).​

  • Making Electronic Government Accountable By Yielding Tangible Efficiencies Act of 2016 (MEGABYTE Act of 2016). Public Law 114-210, dated July 29, 2016.
    This required OMB to issue a directive on the management of software licenses.​

  • National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015. Public Law 113 – 291, dated December 19, 2015.
    Title VIII, Subtitle D, Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA)
    Sec. 831. Chief Information Officer authority enhancements.
    Sec. 832. Enhanced transparency and improved risk management in information
    technology investments.
    Sec. 833. Portfolio review.
    Sec. 834. Federal data center consolidation initiative.
    Sec. 835. Expansion of training and use of information technology cadres.
    Sec. 836. Maximizing the benefit of the Federal strategic sourcing initiative.
    Sec. 837. Governmentwide software purchasing program.

  • National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996. Public Law 104-106, dated February 10, 1996. Clinger-Cohen Act (CCA) of 1996 (formerly the IT Management Reform Act of 1996 (Division E of Public Law 104–106) and Federal Acquisition Reform Act of 1996 (Division D of Public Law 104–106)) (PDF - 860KB)