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DHS Puts the Kibosh on Saying ‘Pilot’ as It Deals with New Congressional Reporting Requirements

The words are verboten thanks to a little noticed provision in the Department of Homeland Security’s section of the fiscal 2022 omnibus spending bill.

There is a new unwritten rule at the Department of Homeland Security these days: Don’t use the word pilot or demonstration program in public or in official documents.

Seems a little odd?

Calling something a pilot in government is like shaking someone’s hand when you first meet them. It’s a well-worn and appreciated custom.

But at DHS these days, the words are verboten thanks to a little noticed provision in the Department of Homeland Security’s section of the fiscal 2022 omnibus spending bill.

Read more at Federal News Network

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