A bill to provide agencies with discretion in securing information technology and information systems.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Wisconsin. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 26, 2018
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on September 26, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
Jul 12, 2018
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Sep 26, 2018
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Nov 26, 2018
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
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S. 3208 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 3208. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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