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H.R.1468: SECURE IT

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about science, technology, communications
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Sponsor Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced April 10, 2013
Latest Major Action June 24, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Strengthening and Enhancing Cybersecurity by Using Research, Education, Information, and Technology Act of 2013 or SECURE IT - Authorizes private entities to employ countermeasures and use cybersecurity systems to obtain, identify, or possess cyber threat information on its own networks or the networks of another entity with such entity's authorization.

Allows private entities, nonfederal government agencies, or state, tribal, or local governments to voluntarily disclose cyber threat information to designated cybersecurity centers or to each other to assist with preventing, investigating, or mitigating threats to information security.

Requires such entities and governments providing electronic communication, remote computing, or information security services to a federal agency to inform the agency of a significant cyber incident involving the federal information system of that agency that: (1) is directly known as a result of providing such services and directly re...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 24, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.
April 30, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
April 19, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats & Capabilities.
April 12, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.
April 10, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
April 10, 2013 Referred to House Intelligence (Permanent)
April 10, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services
April 10, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
April 10, 2013 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
April 10, 2013 Referred to House Science, Space, and Technology