Summary: H.R.3925 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House amended, Part II (04/09/2002)

Digital Tech Corps Act of 2002 - Authorizes the head of a Federal agency to arrange for the assignment (detail) from an agency to a private sector organization, or from the private sector to such agency, of an employee who: (1) works in the field of information technology management; (2) is considered an exceptional performer; and (3) is expected to assume increased information technology management responsibilities in the future. Allows assignments for between six months and a year, with three-month extensions for up to one additional year. Sets forth administrative provisions concerning such assignments, including provisions covering pay, creditable service, life and health insurance coverage, reimbursement, liability, and Federal employee status.

Authorizes the Chief Technology Officer of the District of Columbia to arrange for such an exchange program between the Chief Technology Office and the private sector.

Requires the: (1) Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to report semiannually to specified congressional committees on the previous six months' operation of the exchange program; and (2) General Accounting Office to report on the four-year operation of such program.

Amends the Federal criminal code to apply to such persons assigned to a Federal agency the prohibition against making certain prohibited communications with such agency for one year after such employment. Prohibits, for specified periods, an employee, after returning to private employment, from: (1) disclosing certain confidential information learned while an agency employee, or from seeking contract advice from such agency; or (2) knowingly disclosing contractor bid or proposal information or source selection information.

Requires OPM, after one year, to report to specified congressional committees on all existing exchange programs.