About the bill
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA H.R. 3523 (112th Congress), H.R. 624 (113th Congress), H.R. 234 (114th Congress)) was a proposed law in the United States which would allow for the sharing of Internet traffic information between the U.S. government and technology and manufacturing companies. The stated aim of the bill is to help the U.S. government investigate cyber threats and ensure the security of networks against cyberattacks.
The legislation was introduced on November 30, 2011, by Representative Michael Rogers (R-MI) and 111 co-sponsors. It was passed in the House of Representatives on April 26, 2012, but was not passed by the U.S. Senate. President Barack Obama's advisers have argued that the bill lacks confidentiality and civil liberties safeguards, and the ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2013
Length: 39 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 18, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell Statement on the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act”
— Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL7] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 18, 2013
“Bishop votes to protect americans against cyber-attacks”
— Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA2] on Apr 19, 2013
Apr 26, 2012
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3523 (112th).
Feb 13, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 15, 2013
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.
Apr 17, 2013
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 164 (113th).
Apr 18, 2013
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 624 (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. 624. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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