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H.R. 5823 (116th): State and Local Cybersecurity Improvement Act

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To establish a program to make grants to States to address cybersecurity risks and cybersecurity threats to information systems of State, local, Tribal, or territorial governments, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Cedric Richmond

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

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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2020
Length: 28 pages
Introduced
Feb 10, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 30, 2020 but was never passed by the Senate.

Cosponsors

17 Cosponsors (14 Democrats, 3 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

One Year After Ransomware Attacks on Syracuse City School District & Onondaga County Public Library, Rep. Katko Passes Bipartisan Measure to Bolster Cybersecurity for State and Local Governments
    — Rep. John Katko [R-NY24] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 30, 2020

Cyberspace Solarium Commissioners Introduce Legislation to Securely Modernize State Information Technology
    — Rep. James “Jim” Langevin [D-RI2] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 13, 2020

Weekly Wrap-up
    — Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA46] on Oct 2, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 5823 will add $872 million in new spending through 2025.

History

Feb 10, 2020
 
Introduced

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Feb 12, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Aug 18, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

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Sep 25, 2020
 
Text Published

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Sep 30, 2020
 
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.

H.R. 5823 (116th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5823. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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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