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H.R.2096 Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: May 07, 2012 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on April 27, 2012, with a roll call of 395 ayes, 10 nays, and 26 not voting.

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  • 17% of users support H.R.2096

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    • Legislative Notice: S. 3414 – Cybersecurity Act of 2012 - July 27, 2012 by http://rpc.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?p=Blog&ContentRecord_id=e8315d34-feab-47ef-a28d-2014695db27f - On that same day it also passed H.R. 2096, the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act, by a vote of 395-10. This bill focused primarily on federal cybersecurity research and development and strengthening the federal cybersecurity ...

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      As noted by http://rpc.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?p=Blog&ContentRecord_id=e8315d34-feab-47ef-a28d-2014695db27f on July 27, 2012, "On that same day it also passed H.R. 2096, the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act, by a vote of 395-10. This bill focused primarily on federal cybersecurity research and development and strengthening the federal cybersecurity ..." (/url?q=http://rpc.senate.gov/public/index.cfm%3Fp%3Dlatest-posts%26ContentRecord_id%3D5f183e31-675a-445c-a95b-741783e8a7ed&sa=U&ei=OWUVUNn1GYbe9ASX6oCIDw&ved=0CCMQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNHmRGWR1Yh3lnUJfejHInia0T5ngg)
    • Cybersecurity Bills Look to Strengthen the Partnership Between the ... - July 18, 2012 by cmu95752 - However, H.R. 2096 more than makes up for the lack of explicit incentives found in H.R. 3674. For instance, Congress desires to build computer network security research centers, H.R. 2096 appropriates $4500000 for their ...

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      As noted by cmu95752 on July 18, 2012, "However, H.R. 2096 more than makes up for the lack of explicit incentives found in H.R. 3674. For instance, Congress desires to build computer network security research centers, H.R. 2096 appropriates $4500000 for their ..." (/url?q=http://cmu95752.wordpress.com/2012/07/17/cybersecurity-bills-look-to-strengthen-the-partnership-between-the-government-and-universities-big-incentives-for-cybersecurity-students/&sa=U&ei=FJgOUI-HN4fC2QW6k4HIAQ&ved=0CB8QmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNGVaovsWRkqPF2MxbZGiMvMvDzu7w)
    • Cybersecurity Bills Look to Strengthen the Partnership Between the ... - July 18, 2012 by cmu95752 - However, H.R. 2096 more than makes up for the lack of explicit incentives found in H.R. 3674. For instance, Congress desires to build computer network security research centers, H.R. 2096 appropriates $4500000 for their ...

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    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Cyber Legislation Outlook: What Companies Should Monitor as Congress Considers Cybersecurity Legislation - May 11, 2012 by jdsupra.com - The House also passed H.R. 4257, H.R. 2096, and H.R. 3834. There are also a number of competing bills in the Senate, including: The Cybersecurity Act of 2012, S. 2105, sponsored by Senators Lieberman and Collins, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act .

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      As noted by jdsupra.com on May 11, 2012, "The House also passed H.R. 4257, H.R. 2096, and H.R. 3834. There are also a number of competing bills in the Senate, including: The Cybersecurity Act of 2012, S. 2105, sponsored by Senators Lieberman and Collins, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act ." (http://www.jdsupra.com/post/documentViewer.aspx?fid=5e1b86c5-6563-4175-ae2d-f4a6320146c6)
    • House wraps up Cyber Week by passing two more security bills - April 27, 2012 by GCN.com - The Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2011, H.R. 2096 passed April 27 by a vote of 395 to 10, and the Advancing America’s Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Act of 2012, H.R. 3834 by voice vote. The votes followed ...

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      As noted by GCN.com on April 27, 2012, "The Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2011, H.R. 2096 passed April 27 by a vote of 395 to 10, and the Advancing America’s Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Act of 2012, H.R. 3834 by voice vote. The votes followed ..." (http://gcn.com/articles/2012/04/27/house-passes-more-cyber-bills.aspx)
    • Two more cybersecurity bills approved in House - April 27, 2012 by Thehill.com - The two bills considered Friday were non-controversial, and approved easily under a suspension of House rules. The first was H.R. 2096, the Cybersecurity Enhancement act. The bill would coordinate federal research and development on cybersecurity ...

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      As noted by Thehill.com on April 27, 2012, "The two bills considered Friday were non-controversial, and approved easily under a suspension of House rules. The first was H.R. 2096, the Cybersecurity Enhancement act. The bill would coordinate federal research and development on cybersecurity ..." (http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/house/224275-two-more-cybersecurity-bills-approved-in-house)
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