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S. 1687: Small Business Cyber Training Act of 2022

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A bill to amend section 21 of the Small Business Act to require cyber certification for small business development center counselors, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 6, 2022
Length: 6 pages
May 18, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Passed House with Changes (back to Senate) on Dec 6, 2022

This bill passed in the Senate and the House, but the House made changes and sent it back to the Senate on December 6, 2022.

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


8 Cosponsors (4 Republicans, 4 Democrats)

18% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

the daily leader: monday, december 5, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Dec 5, 2022

the daily leader: tuesday, december 6, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Dec 5, 2022

the weekly leader: friday, december 2, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Dec 2, 2022

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates S. 1687 will add $2 million in new spending through 2027.


May 18, 2021

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May 18, 2022
Ordered Reported

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Sep 28, 2022
Passed Senate (House next)

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Dec 2, 2022
On House Schedule

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Dec 2, 2022
Text Published

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Dec 6, 2022
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by special rule so no record of individual votes was made.

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Signed by the President

S. 1687 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1687. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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