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S.1353: Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about science, technology, communications
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Sponsor John D. Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced July 24, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 18, 2014
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Bill Progress

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

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on December 11, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2014 - Title I: Public-Private Collaboration on Cybersecurity - (Sec. 101) Amends the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act to permit the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), to facilitate and support the development of a voluntary, consensus-based, industry-led set of standards and procedures to cost-effectively reduce cyber risks to critical infrastructure.

Requires the Director, in carrying out such activities, to: (1) coordinate regularly with, and incorporate the industry expertise of, relevant private sector personnel and entities, critical infrastructure owners and operators, sector coordinating councils, Information Sharing and Analysis Centers, and other relevant industry organizations...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 18, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-274.
Dec. 18, 2014 Signed by President.
Dec. 15, 2014 Presented to President.
Dec. 11, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Dec. 11, 2014 On passage Passed without objection. (text: CR H9294-9299)
Dec. 11, 2014 Considered by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR H9294-9299)
Dec. 11, 2014 Mr. McCaul asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.
Dec. 11, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Dec. 11, 2014 Held at the desk.
Dec. 11, 2014 Received in the House.
Dec. 11, 2014 Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Dec. 11, 2014 The committee substitute agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
Dec. 11, 2014 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR H6665-6669; text of measure as reported in Senate: CR S6665-6668)
Nov. 12, 2014 By Senator Rockefeller from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 113-270.
July 24, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490.
July 24, 2014 Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Rockefeller with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
July 30, 2013 Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
July 25, 2013 Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Hearings held.
July 24, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (text of measure as introduced: CR S5909-5912)