Social Media Use in Clearance Investigations Act of 2017 – House Report

115TH Congress Report – House of Representatives 2d Session Report 115–512. Social Media Use in Clearance Investigations Act of 2017 “H.R. 3737, The Social Media Use in Clearance Investigations Act of 2017 requires the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to provide pertinent data on the current and potential use of social media for clearance investigation purposes. Specifically, the bill requires OMB to submit a one-time report describing the current use of social media for investigative purposes, the legal impediments related to the use of social media for that purpose, and the results of any pilot programs conducted to incorporate social media into background investigations. Additionally, the report will include the available options for broader implementation of social media checks and the cost estimates for such a program…”

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