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S. 1466 (116th): Cyber Ready Workforce Act

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A bill to establish a grant program within the Department of Labor to support the creation, implementation, and expansion of registered apprenticeship programs in cybersecurity.

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Sponsor and status

Jacky Rosen

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Nevada. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 14, 2019
Length: 7 pages
May 14, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 14, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rosen, Cassidy Introduce Bipartisan PROTECT Act, Legislation to Support U.S. Cybersecurity Education and Workforce Development
    — Sen. Jacky Rosen [D-NV] (Sponsor) on Jul 3, 2020

Rosen, Lee Join Nevada Tech Education Programs, Students, and Companies to Discuss Cyber-Threats, Cyber Ready Workforce Legislation
    — Rep. Susie Lee [D-NV3] on Sep 13, 2019

During Hearing, Rosen Asks Cybersecurity Experts What Steps Small Businesses Can Take to Develop Effective Data Breach Protections
    — Sen. Jacky Rosen [D-NV] (Sponsor) on Feb 11, 2020

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May 14, 2019

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

S. 1466 (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 S. 1466. 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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