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H.R. 3138 (117th): State and Local Cybersecurity Improvement Act

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To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize a grant program relating to the cybersecurity of State and local governments, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Yvette Clarke

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2021
Length: 43 pages
Introduced
May 12, 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. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

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).

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 3684: Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 15, 2021. (compare text)
Cosponsors

7 Cosponsors (4 Democrats, 3 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

congresswoman Clarke applauds announcement of new efforts to improve new yorks cybersecurity
    — Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY9] (Sponsor) on Feb 22, 2022

House Advances Homeland Security Bills to Enhance Cybersecurity & U.S. Economic Security
    — Rep. John Katko [R-NY24, 2015-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 21, 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 H.R. 3138 will add $1.1 billion in new spending through 2026.

History

May 12, 2021
 
Introduced

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May 18, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 1, 2021
 
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

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 16, 2021
 
Text Published

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

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. 3138 (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. 3138. 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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