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H.R. 5658: DHS Roles and Responsibilities in Cyber Space Act

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To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to submit a report on the cybersecurity roles and responsibilities of the Federal Government, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Don Bacon

Sponsor. Representative for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 13, 2022
Introduced
Oct 21, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Ordered Reported on Oct 26, 2021

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on October 26, 2021.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

The House Majority Leader indicated on May 13, 2022 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.

Cosponsors

6 Cosponsors (4 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

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

What legislators are saying

the daily leader: monday, may 16, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 15, 2022

the weekly leader: friday, may 13, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 14, 2022

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 5658 will be negligible.

History

Oct 21, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Oct 26, 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.

Feb 11, 2022
 
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.

May 13, 2022
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

May 13, 2022
 
Text Published

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

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5658 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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