H.R.328: Hack Your State Department Act

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2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)

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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. In establishing the process, the State Department must identify which information technology should be included, determine whether the process should differentiate among and specify the types of security vulnerabilities that may be targeted, and provide a readily...

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What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 3 statements associated with H.R.328.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 23, 2019
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Jan. 22, 2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 22, 2019
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 377 - 3 (Roll no. 45). (text: CR H979-980)
Jan. 22, 2019
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H982-983)
Jan. 22, 2019
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Jan. 22, 2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 328.
Jan. 22, 2019
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H979-981)
Jan. 22, 2019
Mr. Engel moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Jan. 8, 2019
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Jan. 8, 2019

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

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