Summary: H.Con.Res.24 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.Con.Res.24. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (02/14/2017)

Establishes a Joint Committee on Russian Interference in the 2016 Election and the Presidential Transition.

Requires the joint committee to study and review:

  • attempts to influence elections for federal office held in the 2016 elections;
  • related attempts to undermine trust in U.S. electoral processes and the attribution of such attempts;
  • all policies, decisions, and activities taken by the executive branch to respond to such attempts;
  • cybersecurity breaches tied to attempts to influence election outcomes or faith in the electorial system;
  • additional cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities that may contribute to future information warfare operations;
  • recommendations for improving resilience against future information warfare operations and for improving the cybersecurity of electoral functions; and
  • contacts between foreign nationals and candidates and officials who either ran for office in the 2016 elections or took office after the 2016 elections.