House Bill 4551
117th Congress(2021-2022)
RANSOMWARE Act
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Passed House on Jul 27, 2022
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jul 20, 2021
Latest Action
Jul 28, 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
4551
Congress
117
Policy Area
Science, Technology, Communications
Science, Technology, Communications
Primary focus of measure is natural sciences, space exploration, research policy and funding, research and development, STEM education, scientific cooperation and communication; technology policies, telecommunication, information technology; digital media, journalism. Measures concerning scientific education may fall under Education policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Florida
House Votes (1)
Senate Votes (0)
Passed
July 27, 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 5 of H. Res. 1254, and the motion offered by Mr. Kildee, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 623, as amended; H.R. 3952, as amended; H.R. 3962, as amended; H.R. 4551; H.R. 5313, as amended; H.R. 6933; H.R. 7132, as amended; H.R. 7361; H.R. 7569; H.R. 7624, as amended; H.R. 7733, as amended; and H.R. 7981, as amended.(consideration: CR H7197-7211, H7219-7220, H7223-7237; text: 07/26/2022 CR H7115)
Summary

Reporting Attacks from Nations Selected for Oversight and Monitoring Web Attacks and Ransomware from Enemies Act or the RANSOMWARE Act

This bill requires the Federal Trade Commission to report on cross-border complaints received that involve ransomware or other cyber-related attacks committed by certain foreign individuals, companies, and governments. The report must focus specifically on attacks committed by (1) Russia, China, North Korea, or Iran; or (2) individuals or companies that are located in or have ties to those countries.

Text (4)
July 28, 2022
July 27, 2022
July 26, 2022
July 20, 2021
Actions (17)
07/28/2022
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
07/27/2022
Pursuant to section 5 of H. Res. 1254, and the motion offered by Mr. Kildee, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 623, as amended; H.R. 3952, as amended; H.R. 3962, as amended; H.R. 4551; H.R. 5313, as amended; H.R. 6933; H.R. 7132, as amended; H.R. 7361; H.R. 7569; H.R. 7624, as amended; H.R. 7733, as amended; and H.R. 7981, as amended. (consideration: CR H7197-7211, H7219-7220, H7223-7237; text: 07/26/2022 CR H7115)
07/27/2022
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 5 of H. Res. 1254, and the motion offered by Mr. Kildee, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 623, as amended; H.R. 3952, as amended; H.R. 3962, as amended; H.R. 4551; H.R. 5313, as amended; H.R. 6933; H.R. 7132, as amended; H.R. 7361; H.R. 7569; H.R. 7624, as amended; H.R. 7733, as amended; and H.R. 7981, as amended.(consideration: CR H7197-7211, H7219-7220, H7223-7237; text: 07/26/2022 CR H7115)
07/27/2022
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1254, proceedings on H.R. 4551 are considered vacated.
07/26/2022
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.
07/26/2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4551.
07/26/2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7115-7116)
07/26/2022
Mr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
07/26/2022
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 343.
07/26/2022
Reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 117-439.
07/20/2022
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 53 - 0.
07/20/2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
06/23/2022
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 0 .
06/23/2022
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
07/21/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce.
07/20/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
07/20/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Jul 21, 2021 7:12:16 AM
Record Updated
Aug 8, 2022 5:57:45 PM