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H.R. 1616: Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2017

H.R. 1616 amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide statutory authorization to establish within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a National Computer Forensics Institute (NCFI) to be operated by the U.S. Secret Service for the dissemination of homeland security information related to the investigation and prevention of cyber and electronic crime, including threats or acts of terrorism, ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 17, 2017

Status:

Passed House & Senate (President next) on Oct 12, 2017

This bill was passed by Congress on October 12, 2017 and goes to the President next.

Sponsor:

John Ratcliffe

Representative for Texas's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 17, 2017
Length: 5 pages

Prognosis:

94% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 17, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 16, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Oct 2, 2017
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 12, 2017
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1616 is 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.

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