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H.R. 3696 (113th): National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act of 2014

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To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to make certain improvements regarding cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Michael McCaul

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2014
Length: 64 pages
Dec 11, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 28, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.


3 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)


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What legislators are saying

McCaul-Meehan Cyber Bill Passes Key Committee Vote - Bipartisan legislation strengthens federal protections against cyberattack
    — Rep. Patrick Meehan [R-PA7, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 5, 2014

House Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Attack
    — Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY9] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 29, 2014

Chairman Carper Introduces Bill to Enhance DHS Cyber Personnel Authorities
    — Sen. Thomas Carper [D-DE] on May 20, 2014

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Dec 11, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 15, 2014
Considered by Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Feb 5, 2014
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 28, 2014
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 3696 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3696. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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