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Short Titles as Introduced

National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Act of 2017

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Official Title as Introduced

To authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to work with cybersecurity consortia for training, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
03/09/2017Introduced in House

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Date All Actions
03/22/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection.
Action By: Committee on Homeland Security
03/09/2017Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/09/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Homeland Security03/09/2017 Referred to
House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection03/22/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/09/2017)

National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Act of 2017

This bill authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to work with a consortium, including the National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium, to support efforts to address cybersecurity risks and incidents, including threats or acts of terrorism.

DHS may work with such a consortium to assist its national cybersecurity and communications integration center to:

  • provide training to state and local first responders and officials, develop curriculums, and provide technical assistance;
  • conduct cross-sector cybersecurity training and simulation exercises for state and local governments, critical infrastructure owners and operators, and private industry;
  • help states and communities develop cybersecurity information sharing programs; and
  • help incorporate cybersecurity risk and incident prevention and response into existing state and local emergency plans and continuity of operations plans.

DHS's authority to carry out this bill terminates five years after its enactment.