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S. 2629: Better Cybercrime Metrics Act

A bill to establish cybercrime reporting mechanisms, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Brian Schatz

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Hawaii. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 30, 2022
Length: 3 pages
Aug 5, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 5, 2022

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 5, 2022.

Pub.L. 117-116

5 Cosponsors (3 Democrats, 2 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

the daily leader: tuesday, march 29, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Mar 28, 2022

the daily leader: monday, march 28, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Mar 27, 2022

the weekly leader: friday, march 25, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Mar 25, 2022

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates S. 2629 will add $3 million in new spending through 2026.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 4977: Better Cybercrime Metrics Act

Ordered Reported on Dec 8, 2021. 100% incorporated. (compare text)


Aug 5, 2021

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

Nov 4, 2021
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Nov 18, 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.

Dec 7, 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.

Mar 25, 2022
Text Published

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

Mar 29, 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.

May 5, 2022
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2629 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. 2629. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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