S. 754: Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015

Introduced:

Mar 17, 2015

Status:

Passed Senate on Oct 27, 2015

This bill passed in the Senate on October 27, 2015 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Richard Burr

Senior Senator from North Carolina

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 27, 2015
Length: 118 pages

Prognosis:

21% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to improve cybersecurity in the United States through enhanced sharing of information about cybersecurity threats, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

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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History

Mar 17, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 17, 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 27, 2015
 
Passed Senate

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

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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