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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Public-Private Cybersecurity Cooperation Act

Short Titles as Reported to House

Public-Private Cybersecurity Cooperation Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a vulnerability disclosure policy for Department of Homeland Security internet websites, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (3)

Date Actions Overview
09/25/2018Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H8746-8747)
09/25/2018Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 115-961.
09/07/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (14)

Date Chamber All Actions
09/26/2018SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
09/25/2018-7:13pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/25/2018-7:13pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H8746-8747)
09/25/2018-7:13pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H8822)
09/25/2018-2:17pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. McCaul objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
09/25/2018-2:08pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6735.
09/25/2018-2:08pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8746-8748)
09/25/2018-2:08pmHouseMr. McCaul moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
09/25/2018HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 749.
09/25/2018HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 115-961.
09/13/2018HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
Action By: Committee on Homeland Security
09/13/2018HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Homeland Security
09/07/2018HouseReferred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.
09/07/2018HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (4)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Hurd, Will [R-TX-23]* 09/07/2018
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 09/07/2018
Rep. Ratcliffe, John [R-TX-4]* 09/07/2018
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17] 09/25/2018

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Homeland Security09/07/2018 Referred to
09/13/2018 Markup by
09/25/2018 Reported by H. Rept. 115-961
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs09/26/2018 Referred to

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Subjects (6)

Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (09/07/2018)

This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) establish a policy applicable to individuals and entities that reports security vulnerabilities on DHS public websites, (2) develop a process for mitigation or remediation of security vulnerabilities that are reported, (3) consult with specified federal departments and nongovernmental security researchers in developing the policy, and (4) submit the policy and the remediation process to Congress. DHS must make such policy publicly available.