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H.R. 1158: DHS Cyber Hunt and Incident Response Teams Act of 2019

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To authorize cyber incident response teams at the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Michael McCaul

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 24, 2019
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Feb 13, 2019
Status

Passed Senate with Changes (back to House) on Sep 24, 2019

This bill has been passed in the House and the Senate, but the Senate made changes and sent it back to the House on September 24, 2019.

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

What legislators are saying

McCaul Bill to Improve DHS Cyber Mission Passes House
    — Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10] (Sponsor) on Jun 10, 2019

Bipartisan Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Improve Response to Cyber Threats
    — Rep. James “Jim” Langevin [D-RI2] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 13, 2019

Blumenauer Introduces Legislation to Improve the Federal Historic Tax Credit
    — Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR3] on May 20, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 1158 will be negligible.

History

Feb 13, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 15, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 30, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jun 10, 2019
 
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.

Sep 24, 2019
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

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House Approves Senate Changes

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1158 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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