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H.R. 612 (115th): United States-Israel Cybersecurity Cooperation Enhancement Act of 2017

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 612 authorizes the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to carry out a grant program to support cybersecurity research and development and the demonstration and commercialization of cybersecurity technologies with Israel. In addition, the bill requires cost sharing (with at least 50% of program costs provided by a non-Federal source), which can be waived by the Secretary on a case-by-case basis. The Secretary is required to utilize an advisory board to oversee and monitor the grants that are awarded and report to Congress on the use of ...

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James “Jim” Langevin

Sponsor. Representative for Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2017
Length: 8 pages
Jan 23, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 31, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.



Jan 23, 2017

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Jan 31, 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.

H.R. 612 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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