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H.R.3635: Safe and Secure Federal Websites Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Kerry Bentivolio, R-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 126 (1 Democrat, 125 Republicans)
Introduced Dec. 3, 2013
Latest Major Action July 29, 2014
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Bill Summary

Safe and Secure Federal Websites Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Prohibits a federal agency from deploying or making available to the public a new federal personally identifiable information website (new Federal PII Website) until the chief information officer of the agency submits a certification to Congress that the website is fully functional and secure, as those terms are defined by this Act. Defines "new Federal PII website" as a website that: (1) is operated by (or under contract with) an agency; (2) elicits, collects, stores, or maintains personally identifiable information (i.e., information that can be used to identify an individual, such as a social security number, a date and place of birth, a mother's maiden name, biometric records, or other information linked to an individual); and (3) is first made accessible to the public and collects or stores personally identifiable information on or after October 1, 2012.

Exempts beta websites designed for testing and development ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 29, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
July 28, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 28, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H6935-6936)
July 28, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3635.
July 28, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6935-6936)
July 28, 2014 Mr. Bentivolio moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
July 28, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 421.
July 28, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. H. Rept. 113-562.
March 12, 2014 Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
March 12, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Dec. 3, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.