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S. 1917: K-12 Cybersecurity Act of 2021


A bill to establish a K-12 education cybersecurity initiative, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Gary Peters

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Michigan. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2021
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
May 27, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 8, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 8, 2021.

Law
Pub.L. 117-47
Cosponsors

3 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Democrat)

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Heres how the lawmakers who represent Centre County in Congress voted Sept. 24-30
    — Rep. Fred Keller [R-PA12] on Oct 5, 2021

the daily leader: wednesday, september 29, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Sep 28, 2021

the weekly leader: friday, september 24, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Sep 24, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 1917 will be negligible.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 4691: K–12 Cybersecurity Act of 2021

Ordered Reported on Jul 28, 2021. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

May 27, 2021
 
Introduced

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Jul 14, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 26, 2021
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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.

Aug 9, 2021
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Sep 20, 2021
 
Text Published

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

Sep 29, 2021
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 8, 2021
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1917 is 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 S. 1917. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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