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H.R. 5459 (114th): Cyber Preparedness Act of 2016

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to enhance preparedness and response capabilities for cyber attacks, bolster the dissemination of homeland security information related to cyber threats, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 13, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 26, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Daniel Donovan Jr.

Representative for New York's 11th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2016
Length: 6 pages

History

Jun 13, 2016
 
Introduced

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Jun 16, 2016
 
Considered by Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Sep 13, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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.

Sep 19, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Sep 26, 2016
 
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.

H.R. 5459 (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.

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

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