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H.R. 5179: National Cyber Hacking Competition for our Youth Act

To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to coordinate a National Cyber Hacking Competition for high school students, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Nanette Barragán

Sponsor. Representative for California's 44th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2018
Length: 4 pages

Mar 6, 2018


Introduced on Mar 6, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 6, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Mar 6, 2018

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Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 5179 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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