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H.R. 3510 (114th): Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity Strategy Act of 2015

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###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 has said, “I am determined to keep our nation's computer systems incorruptible through thoughtful cybersecurity policy.”

According to the House GOP’s Legislative Digest, DHS is not allowed to cover dollars for the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) without Congress’ approval. NPPD is a specific DHS infrastructure overseeing various specialized cybersecurity divisions (e.g., Office of Cybersecurity and Communications).

Following the current guidelines, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO ...

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Cedric Richmond

Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 7, 2015
Length: 6 pages
Sep 15, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 6, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.



Sep 15, 2015

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Sep 30, 2015
Ordered Reported

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Oct 6, 2015
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.

Oct 6, 2015
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

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H.R. 3510 (114th) 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. 3510. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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