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H.R. 4237: Advancing Cybersecurity Diagnostics and Mitigation Act

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To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a continuous diagnostics and mitigation program in the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

John Ratcliffe

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 6, 2019
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Sep 6, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Oct 23, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on October 23, 2019.

Prognosis
16% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Reps. Ratcliffe and Khanna’s cybersecurity bill unanimously approved by House Homeland Security Committee
    — Rep. John Ratcliffe [R-TX4] (Sponsor) on Oct 23, 2019

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Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 4237 will be negligible.

History

Sep 6, 2019
 
Introduced

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Oct 23, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate

 
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H.R. 4237 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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