H.R. 2889 (99th): Computer Security Act of 1986


Jun 27, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 29, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Daniel Glickman

Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Act establishing the National Bureau of Standards to provide for a computer security research program within such Bureau, and to provide for the training of Federal employees who are involved in the management, operation, and use of automated information processing systems.

Summary (CRS)

8/6/1986--Reported to House amended, Part II.(Reported to House from the Committee on Government Operations with amendment, H. Rept. 99-753 (Part II)) Computer Security Act of 1986 - Grants the National ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 27, 1985

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Oct 29, 1985
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2889”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (8D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 145 (100th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 8, 1988

H.Res. 537 (rule)

Last Action: Aug 15, 1986

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