S.2261: Secure Elections Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Dec. 21, 2017
  • Latest Major Action June 20, 2018

Bill Summary

Secure Elections Act This bill gives the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) primary responsibility within the federal government for sharing information about election cybersecurity incidents, threats, and vulnerabilities with federal entities and election agencies. DHS shall establish an advisory panel of independent experts to develop guidelines on election cybersecurity, including standards for procuring, maintaining, testing, auditing,...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 2 statements associated with S.2261.

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 20
Committee on Rules and Administration. Hearings held.
Dec. 21, 2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Dec. 21, 2017

Introduced in the Senate by James Lankford (R-Okla.)

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