H.R. 756 (113th): Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2013


Feb 15, 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 April 16, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.


Michael McCaul

Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 17, 2013
Length: 34 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

4/16/2013--Passed House amended.(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 11, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 15, 2013

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Mar 14, 2013
Reported by Committee

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Apr 16, 2013
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 756”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


13 cosponsors (8R, 5D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Apr 16, 2013 2:13 p.m.
Passed 402/16

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