S.1478 - Department of Defense Cyber Support to Civil Authorities Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Rounds, Mike [R-SD] (Introduced 06/02/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/02/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1478 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/02/2015)
Department of Defense Cyber Support to Civil Authorities Act of 2015
Directs the Department of Defense (DOD) to develop a comprehensive plan for the U.S. Cyber Command to support civil authorities in responding to cyber attacks by foreign powers against the United States or a U.S. person.
Requires the plan to include: (1) a plan for internal DOD collective training activities to be integrated with exercises conducted with other federal agencies and state and local governments; (2) any historical frameworks used in the formulation of the plan; (3) descriptions of the roles, responsibilities, and expectations of federal, state, and local authorities, as well as the active and reserve components of the Armed Forces; and (4) any legislative and administrative actions necessary to carry out the plan.
Directs the Government Accountability Office to review such plan.