Text: H.R.4921 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 115-269 (10/16/2018)
[115th Congress Public Law 269]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]
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Public Law 115-269
To require the Surface Transportation Board to implement certain
recommendations of the Inspector General of the Department of
Transportation. <<NOTE: Oct. 16, 2018 - [H.R. 4921]>>
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: STB Information
Security Improvement Act.>>
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``STB Information Security Improvement
SEC. 2. REQUIREMENTS.
(a) <<NOTE: Timeline. Plan.>> In General.--The Surface
Transportation Board (in this section referred to as the ``STB'') shall
develop a timeline and plan to implement the recommendations of the
Inspector General of the Department of Transportation in Report No.
FI2018002, including improvements--
(1) to identify controls, including risk management,
weakness remediation, and security authorization;
(2) to protect controls, including configuration management,
user identity and access management, and security training;
(3) to detect controls, including continuous monitoring;
(4) to respond controls, including incident handling and
(5) to recover controls for contingency planning; and
(6) any additional tools that will improve the
implementation of the recommendations.
(1) <<NOTE: Deadline.>> In general.--Not later than 180 days
after the date of enactment of this Act, the STB shall submit
the plan and timeline developed under subsection (a) to the
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of
Representatives and the Committee on Commerce of the Senate.
(2) Report.--The STB shall report annually to such
Committees on the progress on implementation of the
recommendations until the implementation is complete.
(3) <<NOTE: Designation.>> Plan implementation.--The STB
shall designate an individual to implement the plan developed
under subsection (a).
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SEC. 3. NO ADDITIONAL FUNDS AUTHORIZED.
No additional funds are authorized to carry out the requirements of
this Act. Such requirements shall be carried out using amounts otherwise
Approved October 16, 2018.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 4921:
HOUSE REPORTS: No. 115-622 (Comm. on Transportation and Infrastructure).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 164 (2018):
Apr. 10, considered and passed House.
Oct. 1, considered and passed Senate.