S. 773 (111th): Cybersecurity Act of 2010

Introduced:

Apr 1, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 24, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John “Jay” Rockefeller IV

Senator from West Virginia

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2010
Length: 114 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to ensure the continued free flow of commerce within the United States and with its global trading partners through secure cyber communications, to provide for the continued development and exploitation of the Internet and intranet communications for such purposes, to provide for the development of a cadre of information technology specialists to improve and maintain effective cybersecurity defenses against disruption, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 1, 2009
 
Introduced

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Mar 24, 2010
 
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Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (3D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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