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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Secure Data Act of 2018

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To prohibit Federal agencies from mandating the deployment of vulnerabilities in data security technologies.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/15/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
07/24/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
05/15/2018Referred to the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select), and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/15/2018Referred to the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select), and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/15/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (6)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Massie, Thomas [R-KY-4]* 05/15/2018
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10]* 05/15/2018
Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2]* 05/15/2018
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]* 05/15/2018
Rep. Gaetz, Matt [R-FL-1]* 05/15/2018
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1] 06/12/2018

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Intelligence (Permanent Select)05/15/2018 Referred to
House Judiciary05/15/2018 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations07/24/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/15/2018)

Secure Data Act of 2018

This bill prohibits: (1) a federal agency from requiring or requesting a manufacturer, developer, or seller of any computer hardware, software, or electronic device made available to the general public to design or alter the security functions in such products to allow the surveillance of any user or the physical search of such product by any agency; and (2) a court from issuing an order to compel any such manufacturer, developer, or seller to design or alter the security functions in its product to allow such surveillance, or to allow the physical search of such product, by an agency.

The bill exempts from such prohibition mandates, requests, or court orders authorized under the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act.