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S. 770: NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act

An Act to require the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology to disseminate guidance to help reduce small business cybersecurity risks, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Brian Schatz

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Hawaii. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Mar 29, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 14, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 14, 2018.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-236

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 770 will add $6 million in new spending through 2022.
Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 770 will add $6 million in new spending through 2022.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 2105: NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act

Passed House (Senate next) on Oct 11, 2017. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Mar 29, 2017
 
Introduced

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Apr 5, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 11, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Sep 28, 2017
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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Jul 25, 2018
 
Passed House

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.

Jul 25, 2018
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House with an Amendment.

Aug 1, 2018
 
Senate 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 by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 14, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 770 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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