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Titles (13)

Short Titles

Short Titles as Enacted

SECURE Technology Act
Strengthening and Enhancing Cyber-capabilities by Utilizing Risk Exposure Technology Act

Short Titles as Enacted for portions of this bill
  • Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Security Act of 2018

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

SECURE Technology Act
Strengthening and Enhancing Cyber-capabilities by Utilizing Risk Exposure Technology Act

Short Titles as Passed House for portions of this bill
  • Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Security Act of 2018

Short Titles as Introduced

SECURE Technology Act
Strengthening and Enhancing Cyber-capabilities by Utilizing Risk Exposure Technology Act

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Security Act of 2018

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

SECURE Technology Act
Strengthening and Enhancing Cyber-capabilities by Utilizing Risk Exposure Technology Act

Short Titles as Passed Senate for portions of this bill
  • Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Security Act of 2018

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a security vulnerability disclosure policy, to establish a bug bounty program for the Department of Homeland Security, to amend title 41, United States Code, to provide for Federal acquisition supply chain security, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (6)

Date Actions Overview
12/21/2018Became Public Law No: 115-390. (TXT | PDF)
12/21/2018Signed by President.
12/21/2018Presented to President.
12/20/2018Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S7950)
12/19/2018Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by recorded vote (2/3 required): 362 - 1 (Roll no. 440).(text: CR H10291-10296)
12/19/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (16)

Date Chamber All Actions
12/21/2018Became Public Law No: 115-390. (TXT | PDF)
12/21/2018Signed by President.
12/21/2018HousePresented to President.
12/20/2018SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
12/20/2018SenatePassed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7950)
12/19/2018SenateReceived in the Senate, read twice.
12/19/2018-7:26pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12/19/2018-7:26pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by recorded vote (2/3 required): 362 - 1 (Roll no. 440). (text: CR H10291-10296)
12/19/2018-7:19pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H10316-10317)
12/19/2018-4:34pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Massie objected to the Yea - Nay 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.
12/19/2018-4:26pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 7327.
12/19/2018-4:25pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H10291-10297)
12/19/2018-4:24pmHouseMr. Hurd moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
12/19/2018HouseReferred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland Security, 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.
12/19/2018HouseReferred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland Security, 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.
12/19/2018HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (5)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. McCarthy, Kevin [R-CA-23]* 12/19/2018
Rep. Ratcliffe, John [R-TX-4]* 12/19/2018
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 12/19/2018
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34]* 12/19/2018
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]* 12/19/2018

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Oversight and Government Reform12/19/2018 Referred to
House Homeland Security12/19/2018 Referred to

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Latest Summary (2)

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Public Law No: 115-390 (12/21/2018)

Strengthening and Enhancing Cyber-capabilities by Utilizing Risk Exposure Technology Act or the SECURE Technology Act

TITLE I--DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY INFORMATION SECURITY AND OTHER MATTERS

(Sec. 101) This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) establish a policy applicable to individuals, organizations, and companies to report security vulnerabilities on DHS information systems; and (2) develop a process to address the mitigation or remediation of the vulnerabilities reported. DHS shall make such policy publicly available and submit a copy to Congress with the required remediation process.

(Sec. 102) DHS shall establish, within the Office of the Chief Information Officer, a bug bounty pilot program to minimize security vulnerabilities.

"Bug bounty program" means a program under which: (1) individuals, organizations, and companies are temporarily authorized to identify and report vulnerabilities of DHS information systems; and (2) eligible individuals, organizations, and companies receive compensation in exchange for such reports.

TITLE II--FEDERAL ACQUISITION SUPPLY CHAIN SECURITY

Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Security Act of 2018

(Sec. 202) This bill establishes a Federal Acquisition Security Council. The council shall: (1) identify and recommend development of supply chain risk management standards, guidelines, and practices for assessing and developing mitigation strategies to address supply chain risks; and (2) develop a strategic plan for addressing supply chain risks posed by the acquisition of certain technology and equipment (covered articles).

(Sec. 203) The bill sets forth standards for executive agencies in assessing supply chain risks and extends to such agencies authorities for mitigating supply chain risks in the procurement of covered articles.

(Sec. 204) The bill adds agency responsibilities relating to assessing and avoiding, mitigating, transferring, or accepting supply chain risks and complying with exclusion and removal orders.