H.R.5433: Hack Your State Department Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced April 5, 2018
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 26, 2018

Bill Sponsor

Bill Cosponsors

3 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)

Bill Summary

Hack Your State Department Act This bill requires the Department of State to design, establish, and make publicly known a Vulnerability Disclosure Process to improve cybersecurity. The process requirements include: (1) identifying which information technology should be included, (2) providing a readily available means of reporting discovered security vulnerabilities, and (3) identifying the offices and position that will be responsible for...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.5433.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 26, 2018
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Sept. 25, 2018
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Sept. 25, 2018
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Sept. 25, 2018

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H8878-8879)

Sept. 25, 2018
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8878-8880)
Sept. 25, 2018
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 25, 2018
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5433.
Sept. 25, 2018
Ms. Ros-Lehtinen moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
May 9, 2018
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
May 9, 2018
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
May 9, 2018
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 9, 2018
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
April 5, 2018
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
April 5, 2018

Introduced in the House by Ted Lieu (D-Calif.)

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