To advance cybersecurity research, development, and technical standards, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 17, 2013
Length: 34 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 16, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.
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13 Cosponsors (8 Republicans, 5 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“McCaul-Lipinski Cybersecurity Enhancement Act Advances to House Floor”
— Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10] (Sponsor) on Mar 14, 2013
“Bishop votes to protect americans against cyber-attacks”
— Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA2] on Apr 19, 2013
Apr 27, 2012
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2096 (112th).
Feb 15, 2013
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Mar 14, 2013
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Apr 16, 2013
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 756 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 756. 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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