Senate Bill 1846
116th Congress(2019-2020)
State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act of 2019
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Amendments
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Passed Senate on Nov 21, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jun 13, 2019
Latest Action
Nov 26, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
1846
Congress
116
Policy Area
Emergency Management
Emergency Management
Primary focus of measure is emergency planning; response to civil disturbances, natural and other disasters, including fires; emergency communications; security preparedness.
Sponsorship by Party
Michigan
South Dakota
Passed
November 21, 2019
Type
Unanimous Consent
Unanimous Consent
A senator may request unanimous consent on the floor to set aside a specified rule of procedure so as to expedite proceedings. If no Senator objects, the Senate permits the action, but if any one senator objects, the request is rejected. Unanimous consent requests with only immediate effects are routinely granted, but ones affecting the floor schedule, the conditions of considering a bill or other business, or the rights of other senators, are normally not offered, or a floor leader will object to it, until all senators concerned have had an opportunity to inform the leaders that they find it acceptable.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Summary

State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act of 2019

This bill provides for collaboration between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, as well as corporations, associations, and the general public, regarding cybersecurity.

The bill expands DHS responsibilities through grants and cooperative agreements, including provision of assistance and education related to cyber threat indicators, defensive measures and cybersecurity technologies, cybersecurity risks, incidents, analysis, and warnings.

The bill requires the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center to coordinate with entities such as the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center to (1) conduct exercises, (2) provide operational and technical cybersecurity training, and (3) promote cybersecurity education and awareness.

DHS shall establish a pilot program to deploy network sensors for the purpose of identifying and filtering malicious network traffic.

Text (4)
November 26, 2019
November 21, 2019
September 10, 2019
Amendments (1)
Nov 21, 2019
Agreed to in Senate
1
Sponsorship
Senate Amendment 1252
In the nature of a substitute.
Agreed To
Actions (12)
11/26/2019
Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Reform, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
11/26/2019
Received in the House.
11/25/2019
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
11/21/2019
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
11/21/2019
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
11/21/2019
The committee amendment withdrawn by Unanimous Consent. (CR S6769)
11/21/2019
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S6768-6770; text: CR S6768-6769)
09/10/2019
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 194.
09/10/2019
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Johnson with an amendment. With written report No. 116-90.
06/19/2019
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
06/13/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
06/13/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jun 14, 2019 4:57:15 AM
Updated
Dec 28, 2020 2:40:01 PM