US legislative cybersecurity update

Monday, April 23, will begin Cyber Week, during which up to six different bills that focus on various aspects of cybersecurity may be considered on the House floor.  The Rules Committee has not yet determined how the bills will be handled, but it is likely that the less controversial bills from the Committee on Science, Space and Technology will be considered under suspension and the remaining bills could possibly be combined to be voted on as a comprehensive cybersecurity package.  On the other hand, Science Committee staff indicate that these bills might also be incorporated into a larger package.  In order to prepare for Cyber Week, the House has scheduled a series of briefings and mark ups for this week.

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