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H.R. 5823: 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: Feb 10, 2020
Length: 27 pages
Introduced
Feb 10, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Ordered Reported on Feb 12, 2020

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 12, 2020.

Prognosis
14% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Bipartisan Coalition of Congressional Tech Leaders Push to Modernize State Information Technology Infrastructure as Part of Coronavirus Relief
    — Rep. James “Jim” Langevin [D-RI2] (Co-sponsor) on May 22, 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

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

Feb 12, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5823 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.

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.

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