Public Law 115-173: Securely Expediting Clearances Through Reporting Transparency Act of 2017

By | April 25, 2019
Seal of the United States Office of Personnel Management

Seal of the United States Office of Personnel Management.

Requires the Office of Personnel Management to report on the backlog of security clearance investigations.

Official Summary

Securely Expediting Clearances Through Reporting Transparency Act of 2017 or the SECRET Act of 2017

This bill requires the Office of Personnel Management’s National Background Investigations Bureau to report on the backlog of security clearance investigations.

Passed House
2017-07-26
Passed Senate
2018-03-15
Signed by President
2018-05-22
Became Public Law
2018-05-22

Amendments

Amended in committee.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Knight, Stephen [R-CA-25]

Cosponsors: Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

House agreed to Senate amendment without objection.

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