H.R. 2096 (112th): Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2012


Jun 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 27, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Michael McCaul

Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 7, 2012
Length: 32 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To advance cybersecurity research, development, and technical standards, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/27/2012--Passed House amended.Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2012 - TitleI - Research and DevelopmentSection103 - Directs specified federal agencies participating in the National High-Performance Computing Program to:(1) transmit to Congress a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 2, 2011

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Jul 21, 2011
Reported by Committee

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Apr 27, 2012
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2096”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Apr 27, 2012 12:04 p.m.
Passed 395/10

Related Bills

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H.R. 756 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 16, 2013

S. 1152 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 7, 2011

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