One Hundred Seventeenth Congress of the United States of America
At the Second Session
Begun and held at the City of Washington on Monday, the third day of January, two thousand and twenty-two
H. R. 3462
To require an annual report on the cybersecurity of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
SBA Cyber Awareness Act.
Cybersecurity awareness reporting
Section 10 of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 639) is amended by inserting after subsection (a) the following:
Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this subsection, and every year thereafter, the Administrator shall submit a report to the appropriate congressional committees that includes—
a strategy to increase the cybersecurity of information technology infrastructure of the Administration;
a supply chain risk management strategy and an implementation plan to address the risks of foreign manufactured information technology equipment utilized by the Administration, including specific risk mitigation activities for components originating from entities with principal places of business located in the People’s Republic of China; and
an account of—
any incident that occurred at the Administration during the 2-year period preceding the date on which the first report is submitted, and, for subsequent reports, the 1-year period preceding the date of submission; and
any action taken by the Administrator to respond to or remediate any such incident.
Each report required under paragraph (1) may be submitted as part of the report required under section 3554 of title 44, United States Code.
Rule of construction
Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to affect the reporting requirements of the Administrator under chapter 35 of title 44, United States Code, in particular the requirement to notify the Federal information security incident center under section 3554(b)(7)(C)(ii) of such title, any guidance issued by the Office of Management and Budget, or any other provision of law or Federal policy.
In this subsection:
Appropriate congressional committees
The term appropriate congressional committees means—
the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship of the Senate;
the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate;
the Committee on Small Business of the House of Representatives; and
the Committee on Oversight and Reform of the House of Representatives.
The term incident has the meaning given the term in section 3552 of title 44, United States Code.
The term information technology has the meaning given the term in section 3502 of title 44, United States Code.
Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the Small Business Administration shall, to the greatest extent practicable, provide to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship of the Senate, the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate, the Committee on Small Business of the House of Representatives, and the Committee on Oversight and Reform of the House of Representatives a detailed account of information technology (as defined in section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) of the Small Business Administration that was manufactured by an entity that has its principal place of business located in the People’s Republic of China.
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate.