House Bill 7299
117th Congress(2021-2022)
SVAC Act of 2022
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Passed House on Nov 17, 2022
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 30, 2022
Latest Action
Nov 17, 2022
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
7299
Congress
117
Policy Area
Armed Forces and National Security
Armed Forces and National Security
Primary focus of measure is military operations and spending, facilities, procurement and weapons, personnel, intelligence; strategic materials; war and emergency powers; veterans’ issues. Measures concerning alliances and collective security, arms sales and military assistance, or arms control may fall under International Affairs policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Indiana
District of Columbia
Nevada
South Carolina
House Votes (1)
Senate Votes (0)
Passed
November 17, 2022
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 2 of H. Res. 1464, and the motion offered by Mr. Carter (LA), the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 4275, as amended; H.R. 5502, as amended; H.R. 5721, as amended; H.R. 6290, as amended; H.R. 7277, as amended; H.R. 7299, as amended; and H.R. 8416, as amended.
Summary

Strengthening VA Cybersecurity Act of 2022 or the SVAC Act of 2022

This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into an agreement with a federally funded research and development center to provide a cybersecurity assessment of at least 3, but no more than 10, high-impact VA information systems and the effectiveness of the VA's information security program and information security management system.

The VA must submit a plan to Congress to address the findings of the assessment.

The Government Accountability Office must review the assessment and the VA's response to the assessment and report its findings to Congress.

Text (2)
November 17, 2022
March 30, 2022
Actions (14)
11/17/2022
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
11/17/2022
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1464, proceedings on H.R. 7299 are considered vacated.
11/17/2022
Pursuant to section 2 of H. Res. 1464, and the motion offered by Mr. Carter (LA), the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 4275, as amended; H.R. 5502, as amended; H.R. 5721, as amended; H.R. 6290, as amended; H.R. 7277, as amended; H.R. 7299, as amended; and H.R. 8416, as amended. (consideration: CR H8566-8574; text: CR H8569-8570)
11/17/2022
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 2 of H. Res. 1464, and the motion offered by Mr. Carter (LA), the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 4275, as amended; H.R. 5502, as amended; H.R. 5721, as amended; H.R. 6290, as amended; H.R. 7277, as amended; H.R. 7299, as amended; and H.R. 8416, as amended.
11/14/2022
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
11/14/2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 7299.
11/14/2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8464-8465; text: CR H8464-8465)
11/14/2022
Mr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
07/19/2022
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
07/19/2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
07/18/2022
Subcommittee on Technology Modernization Discharged.
07/14/2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Technology Modernization.
03/30/2022
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
03/30/2022
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Mar 31, 2022 7:12:11 AM
Record Updated
Nov 18, 2022 3:28:45 PM