S. 4553: Extension of Department of Homeland Security Other Transaction Authority Act of 2022

CBO Score


Date of Report

Wed September 7th, 2022

Legislation Details

117th Congress

A bill to extend other transaction authority for the Department of Homeland Security.

Sponsor: Sen. Gary Peters — D — MI

Extends through 2024 the authority for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to waive requirements of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, the procedures that guide federal procurement actions, for certain research and development and prototype projects. The authority, known as “Other Transaction Authority,” helps DHS work with organizations that have not previously contracted with the federal government. The agency uses the authority to participate in research that broadens its knowledge base and to develop prototypes of emerging technologies. Under current law, the authority expires at the end of fiscal year 2022.

View the full vote history of this bill on GovTrack.us.

As a registered user, you receive personalized updates to your inbox or dashboard when elected officials vote to spend more of your money. Choose to receive updates daily, weekly, monthly, or as they happen.


Sign up below to receive updates when your Members of Congress vote for new spending increases or cuts.

Lost your Password?

Don't be sad- we've got your back. Just enter your email below and instructions on resetting your password will be sent to you.

+ + HIGH LOW +
+ + HIGH LOW +