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H.R. 328: Hack Your State Department Act

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To require the Secretary of State to design and establish a Vulnerability Disclosure Process (VDP) to improve Department of State cybersecurity and a bug bounty program to identify and report vulnerabilities of internet-facing information technology of the Department of State, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Ted Lieu

Sponsor. Representative for California's 33rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 23, 2019
Length: 9 pages
Introduced
Jan 8, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 22, 2019

This bill passed in the House on January 22, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jan 8, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jan 22, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 328 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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