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


Apr 1, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

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


John “Jay” Rockefeller IV

Senator from West Virginia



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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.

Summary (CRS)

Section3 - Defines "cybersecurity" as "information security" which is defined (in federal code provisions related to the coordination of federal information policy) as protecting information and information systems from unauthorized ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 1, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 24, 2010
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 773”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (3D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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