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H.R. 1668 (116th): IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020


To establish minimum security standards for Internet of Things devices owned or controlled by the Federal Government, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Robin Kelly

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 19, 2020
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Mar 11, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 4, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 4, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-207
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

BREAKING NEWS: Internet of Things Cybersecurity Legislation Clears Congress, Heads to White House For Presidents Signature
    — Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL2] (Sponsor) on Nov 19, 2020

Hurd Bill Seeks to Strengthen Security of Federal Governments IoT Devices
    — Rep. Will Hurd [R-TX23, 2015-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 27, 2019

My Votes – Week of September 14th
    — Rep. Cathy Rodgers [R-WA5] on Sep 18, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1668 will add $35 million in new spending through 2024.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 1688: Native American Indian Education Act

Introduced on Mar 12, 2019. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Mar 11, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jun 12, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 14, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Sep 14, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on Oversight and Reform

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Nov 17, 2020
 
Passed Senate

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Dec 4, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1668 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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