S. 754 (114th): Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015

After years of delay and false starts, Congress may finally be on the verge of passing a bill to address Internet data breaches and cybersecurity. The Senate is once again debating the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (S. 754), or CISA, and it appears to have the votes to pass this time around.

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 17, 2015
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 Senate on October 27, 2015 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Richard Burr

Senator from North Carolina

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 27, 2015
Length: 118 pages

History

Mar 17, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 17, 2015
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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.

Apr 15, 2015
 
Reported by Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

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.

Oct 27, 2015
 
Passed Senate

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

S. 754 (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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