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    Subject Term: "Chemical weapons"

    1 publication with a total of 1 open recommendation
    Director: Chris Currie
    Phone: (404) 679-1875

    1 open recommendations
    Recommendation: If DHS's proposed CBRNE program consolidation is approved by Congress, the Secretary of Homeland Security should direct the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Policy to use, where appropriate, the key mergers and organizational transformation practices identified in our previous work to help ensure that a CBRNE consolidated office benefits from lessons learned from other organizational transformations.

    Agency: Department of Homeland Security
    Status: Open

    Comments: We found that key mergers and organizational transformation practices identified in previous GAO work could benefit the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) if Congress approves the proposed CBRNE consolidation. As a result, we recommended that should Congress approve DHS's CBRNE consolidation plan, the department use key mergers and organizational transformation practices identified in previous GAO work. In an October 2017 memorandum to Congress, DHS announced its intention to proceed with CBRNE consolidation and to consult with Congress on authorizations needed to fully implement the changes. In its memo, DHS stated that it remained committed to evaluating GAO's identified practices when implementing the consolidation. We will update the status of this recommendation as additional information is made available.