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S. 1466: 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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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)

Introduced on May 14, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 14, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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

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

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