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
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Sept. 25

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

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

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

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