H.R.8956: FedRAMP Authorization Act

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  • Introduced Sept. 22, 2022
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 11, 2022

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Bill Summary

FedRAMP Authorization Act This bill provides statutory authority for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) within the General Services Administration (GSA). The GSA must establish a government-wide program that provides the authoritative standardized approach to security assessment and authorization for cloud computing products and services that process unclassified information used by agencies. Agencies must ensure...

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There are 3 statements associated with H.R.8956.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 11, 2022
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Sept. 29, 2022
Pursuant to section 10 of H. Res. 1396, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 1638, as amended; H.R. 3304, as amended; H.R. 4081, as amended; H.R. 4821, as amended; H.R. 6889, as amended; H.R. 6967, as amended; H.R. 8163, as amended; H.R. 8510, as amended; H.R. 8681, as amended; H.R. 8875, as amended; H.R. 8956; S. 1198; and agree to the Senate amendments to H.R. 5641. (text: CR H8136-8139)
Sept. 29, 2022
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1396, proceedings on H.R. 8956 are considered vacated.
Sept. 28, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Sept. 28, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8136-8140; text: CR H8136-8139)
Sept. 28, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8136-8140)
Sept. 28, 2022
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.
Sept. 28, 2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 8956.
Sept. 28, 2022
Mrs. Maloney, Carolyn B. moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Sept. 22, 2022
Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
Sept. 22, 2022

Introduced in the House by Gerald E. Connolly (D-Va.)

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