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Senate Bill 2520
117th Congress(2021-2022)
State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act of 2021
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Passed Senate on Jan 11, 2022
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jul 28, 2021
Latest Action
Jan 13, 2022
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
2520
Congress
117
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
Passed
January 11, 2022
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.(text: CR S162)
Summary

State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act of 2021

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, proactive and defensive measures and cybersecurity technologies, cybersecurity risks and vulnerabilities, incident response and management, 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 (3)
January 11, 2022
October 21, 2021
Amendments (1)
Jan 11, 2022
Agreed to in Senate
1
Sponsorship
Senate Amendment 4898
In the nature of a substitute.
Agreed To
Actions (12)
01/13/2022
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
01/13/2022
Held at the desk.
01/13/2022
Received in the House.
01/11/2022
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S162)
01/11/2022
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.(text: CR S162)
01/11/2022
The committee substitute withdrawn by Unanimous Consent.
01/11/2022
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S161-162)
10/21/2021
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 152.
10/21/2021
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Peters with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 117-42.
08/04/2021
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
07/28/2021
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
07/28/2021
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Record Created
Jul 29, 2021 4:14:23 AM
Record Updated
Jan 14, 2022 8:14:05 AM