H.R. 3510: Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity Strategy Act of 2015

Introduced:

Sep 15, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Oct 6, 2015

This bill passed in the House on October 6, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Cedric Richmond

Representative for Louisiana's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 7, 2015
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

34% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop a cybersecurity strategy for the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

Congress Seeks Reliable Cybersecurity Objectives from DHS

The House has approved H.R. 3510, a bill instructing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to create cybersecurity objectives; i.e,. tasks to achieve objectives, projected timelines, and costs.

Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA2), ranking member of the House Homeland Security committee’s subcommittee on cybersecurity, is the bill’s main sponsor. He ...

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History

Sep 15, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 30, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

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

Oct 6, 2015
 
Passed House

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.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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