New Cosponsors — Sep 14, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. James “Jim” Langevin [D-RI2]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Laura Richardson [D-CA37, 2007-2012]
New Cosponsor: Rep. William Keating [D-MA9]
The bill now has 4 cosponsors (3 Democrats, 1 Republican).
Jul 26, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on July 26, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 11th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2012
Length: 4 pages
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to research, identify, and evaluate cybersecurity risks to critical infrastructure, and for other purposes.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6221 — 112th Congress: Identifying Cybersecurity Risks to Critical Infrastructure Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6221
“H.R. 6221 — 112th Congress: Identifying Cybersecurity Risks to Critical Infrastructure Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. August 31, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6221>
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