House Bill 7299
117th Congress(2021-2022)
SVAC Act of 2022
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 117-302 on Dec 27, 2022
Mar 30, 2022
Latest Action
Dec 27, 2022
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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
District of Columbia
South Carolina
House Votes (1)
Senate Votes (1)
Passed on November 17, 2022
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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.

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 (4)
November 17, 2022
November 17, 2022
March 30, 2022
Public Record
Record Updated
Jan 11, 2023 1:50:20 PM