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S. 2520: State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act of 2021


A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for engagements with State, local, Tribal, and territorial governments, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Gary Peters

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Michigan. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 19, 2022
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Jul 28, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 21, 2022

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 21, 2022.

Law
Pub.L. 117-150
Cosponsors

2 Cosponsors (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

the daily leader: tuesday, may 17, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 17, 2022

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 S. 2520 will be negligible.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 5960: State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act of 2021

Introduced on Nov 12, 2021. 97% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jul 28, 2021
 
Introduced

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Aug 4, 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.

Oct 21, 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.

Jan 11, 2022
 
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.

May 13, 2022
 
Text Published

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

May 17, 2022
 
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.

Jun 21, 2022
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2520 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.

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