H.R.1163: Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Darrell Issa, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 5 (3 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced March 14, 2013
Latest Major Action April 17, 2013
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Bill Summary

Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2013 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA) to reestablish the oversight authority of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) with respect to agency information and security policies and practices.

Extends the security requirements of federal agencies to include responsibilities for: (1) complying with computer standards developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); (2) ensuring complementary and uniform standards for information systems and national security systems; (3) ensuring that information security management processes are integrated with budget processes; (4) securing facilities for classified information; (5) maintaining sufficient personnel with security clearances; and (6) ensuring that information security performance indicators are included in the annual performance evaluations of all managers, senior managers, senior executive...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 17, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
April 16, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
April 16, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 416 - 0 (Roll no. 106). (text: CR H2037-2039)

April 16, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2053-2054)
April 16, 2013 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.
April 16, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1163.
April 16, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2037-2042)
April 16, 2013 Mr. Issa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
April 16, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 26.
April 16, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. H. Rept. 113-40.
March 20, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
March 20, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.