H.R. 1433: Department of Homeland Security Morale, Recognition, Learning and Engagement Act of 2019

CBO Score

$1 million

Date of Report

Fri April 26th, 2019

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

116th Congress

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to improve morale within the Department of Homeland Security workforce by conferring new responsibilities to the Chief Human Capital Officer, establishing an employee engagement steering committee, requiring action plans, and authorizing an annual employee award program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Bennie Thompson — D — MS

Addresses workforce morale at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The bill expands the duties of the Chief Human Capital Officer to address morale, including through leader development and employee engagement, maintaining a catalogue of available employee development opportunities, and issuing a DHS-wide employee engagement action plan. DHS (1) must establish an employee engagement steering committee, and (2) may establish an annual employee award program.

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