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H.R. 2105: NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 2105 directs NIST, in consultation with other federal agencies, to disseminate clear and concise guidance to help small business identify, assess, manage, and reduce their cybersecurity risks. This guidance is to be based on the NIST Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (NIST Cybersecurity Framework), and its implementation is voluntary by small businesses.

NIST guidance and resources provided must: (1) be generally applicable and usable by a wide range of small businesses, (2) vary with the nature and size of the small business and the nature and sensitivity ...

Sponsor and status

Daniel Webster

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 11th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2017
Length: 6 pages
Introduced:

Apr 20, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Oct 11, 2017

This bill passed in the House on October 11, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

30% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 20, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 2, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Oct 11, 2017
 
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.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2105 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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