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S. 1846 (116th): State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act of 2019

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A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for engagements with State, local, Tribal, and territorial governments, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Gary Peters

Sponsor. Senator for Michigan. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 26, 2019
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Jun 13, 2019
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 Senate on November 21, 2019 but was never passed by the House.

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).

Cosponsors

4 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Peters Highlights Michigan Leadership, Bipartisan Bills to Bolster State and Local Cybersecurity at Senate Hearing
    — Sen. Gary Peters [D-MI] (Sponsor) on Feb 11, 2020

At Committee Hearing, Portman Highlights Importance of Building a Robust Cyber Workforce and Passing Bipartisan Cybersecurity Legislation
    — Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 11, 2020

Schwartz Introduces Plan to Address Pressing Challenges Facing Seniors Today
    — Rep. Allyson Schwartz [D-PA13, 2005-2014] on Jul 24, 2014

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1846 will add $31 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Jun 13, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jun 19, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 10, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Nov 21, 2019
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

S. 1846 (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. 1846. 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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