Public Law 115-236: NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act of 2017

By | March 7, 2018
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Requires NIST to consider small businesses when it supports the development of plans to reduce cybersecurity threats to infrastructure.

Official Summary

Passed House
2018-07-25
Passed Senate
2017-09-28
Signed by President
2018-08-14
Became Public Law
2018-08-14

Amendments

S.Amdt.977: https://www.congress.gov/amendment/115th-congress/senate-amendment/977

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI]

Cosponsors: Sen. Risch, James E. [R-ID], Sen. Thune, John [R-SD], Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA], Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL], Sen. Gardner, Cory [R-CO], Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV], Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH], Sen. McCaskill, Claire [D-MO], Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY]

Votes

Passed House without objection.

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

Senate agreed to House amendments by unanimous consent.

Related bill:  HR 2105 (Related bill)

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