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H.R. 2928 (117th): Cyber Sense Act of 2021

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To require the Secretary of Energy to establish a voluntary Cyber Sense program to test the cybersecurity of products and technologies intended for use in the bulk-power system, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Robert Latta

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2021
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Apr 30, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 20, 2021 but was never passed by the Senate.

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

13 Cosponsors (7 Democrats, 6 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

PASSES HOUSE: Lattas Bipartisan Bills Enhance & Strengthen Grid Security
    — Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5] (Sponsor) on Jul 20, 2021

the daily leader: tuesday, july 20, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jul 19, 2021

Condemning Critical Race Theory
    — Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO4, 2011-2022] on Jul 23, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 2928 will be negligible.

History

Apr 30, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Jun 10, 2021
 
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.

Jul 16, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Jul 19, 2021
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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.

Jul 20, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 2928 (117th) 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. 2928. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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