Text: H.R.2488 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/02/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2488


To require the Secretary of State to submit a report on potential benefits and impact to the United States of establishing a joint United States-Israel cybersecurity center of excellence.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 2, 2019

Mr. Cicilline (for himself, Mr. Swalwell of California, Mr. Weber of Texas, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, and Mr. Higgins of New York) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs


A BILL

To require the Secretary of State to submit a report on potential benefits and impact to the United States of establishing a joint United States-Israel cybersecurity center of excellence.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “U.S.-Israel Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Act”.

SEC. 2. Report on potential benefits and impact to the United States of establishing a joint United States-Israel Cybersecurity Center of Excellence.

Not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall submit to the appropriate congressional committees a report examining the potential benefits and impact to the United States of establishing a joint United States-Israel Cybersecurity Center of Excellence based in the United States and Israel to leverage the experience, knowledge, and expertise of institutions of higher education (as such term is defined in subsection (a) or (b) of section 101 of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1001)), private sector entities, and government entities in the area of cybersecurity and protection of critical infrastructure (as such term is defined in subsection (e) of section 1016 of the Critical Infrastructures Protection Act of 2001 (42 U.S.C. 5195c; enacted in title X of the USA PATRIOT Act (Public Law 107–56)).


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