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S. 3342 - Strengthening and Enhancing Cybersecurity by Using Research, Education, Information, and Technology Act of 2012

Science, technology, communications. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to improve information security, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Strengthening and Enhancing Cybersecurity by Using Research, Education, Information, and Technology Act of 2012

S. 3342 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to improve information security, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to improve information security, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • SECURE IT
  • Strengthening and Enhancing Cybersecurity by Using Research, Education, Information, and Technology Act of 2012
Sponsor
John McCain
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Science, technology, communications
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Advisory bodies
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Computer security and identity theft
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Defense
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Education programs funding
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Higher education
  • Intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Public-private cooperation
  • Research administration and funding
  • Research and development
  • Right of privacy
  • Student aid and college costs
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced6/27/2012
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/27/2012
6/27/2012Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar6/28/2012Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 438.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

119 times as much
$345,269
$274,854
$907,621
$412,685
$2,088,481
$1,998,035
$6,026,945
$45,301
$5,150
$50,451

opposed this bill

6 Organizations Supported and 3 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Strengthening and Enhancing Cybersecurity by Using Research, Education, Information, and Technology Act of 2012

6 organizations supported this bill

American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers
Durbin, Martin with Brendan Williams (2012, June 26). Petroleum Organizations Letter to Senators Reid and McConnell. Retrieved July 31, 2012, from APFM.
American Petroleum Institute
Durbin, Martin with Brendan Williams (2012, June 26). Petroleum Organizations Letter to Senators Reid and McConnell. Retrieved July 31, 2012, from APFM.
Business Roundtable
Gasster, Liz (2012, July 27). Working Toward Effective Cybersecurity. Retrieved July 31, 2012, from Business Roundtable.
National Association of Manufacturers
National Association of Manufacturers (n.d.). Contact Your Senators and Ask Them to Support Cybersecurity and the 'SECURE IT Act'!. Retrieved July 30, 2012, from National Association of Manufacturers.
National Retail Federation
Congressional Record - Senate. 112th Cong., 2nd Sess., (2012). (Testimony of Kay Bailey Hutchison). Retrieved July 30, 2012, from us_112_s3342_support_multipleorganizations.pdf.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Congressional Record - Senate. 112th Cong., 2nd Sess., (2012). (Testimony of Kay Bailey Hutchison). Retrieved July 30, 2012, from us_112_s3342_support_multipleorganizations.pdf.

3 organizations opposed this bill

American Civil Liberties Union
Richardson, Michelle (2012, June 29). New Senate Cyber Bill No Better Than Last Version. Retrieved July 30, 2012, from ACLU.
Center for Democracy & Technology
Center for Democracy and Technology (n.d.). Tell Senators to Protect Our Privacy. Retrieved July 30, 2012, from Center for Democracy and Technology.
Electronic Privacy Information Center
Jackson, William (2012, July 2). McCain’s retooled Secure IT act still a privacy threat, critics say. Government Computer News. Retrieved July 30, 2012, from http://gcn.com/articles/2012/07/02/secure-it-act-amended-critics-say-still-threat-to-privacy.aspx?admgarea=TC_DEFENSE.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$2,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$40,650$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$83,935$0
John BarrassoRWY$144,900$0
Max BaucusDMT$78,700$0
Mark BegichDAK$46,762$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$30,600$1,000
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,500$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$4,750$0
Roy BluntRMO$255,885$0
John BoozmanRAR$61,730$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$37,880$1,000
Scott P. BrownRMA$256,300$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$21,719$250
Richard BurrRNC$64,695$0
Maria CantwellDWA$29,132$1,000
Ben CardinDMD$22,750$750
Tom CarperDDE$21,600$250
Bob CaseyDPA$43,800$750
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$118,300$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$52,900$0
Tom CoburnROK$38,150$0
William Thad CochranRMS$27,259$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$71,049$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$22,600$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$20,623$250
Bob CorkerRTN$97,612$0
John CornynRTX$347,800$0
Mike CrapoRID$38,400$0
Jim DeMintRSC$58,900$500
Dick DurbinDIL$28,800$0
Mike EnziRWY$34,300$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$27,500$1,000
Al FrankenDMN$16,550$1,751
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$45,842$10,700
Lindsey GrahamRSC$25,584$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$40,250$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$12,050$2,000
Tom HarkinDIA$10,300$250
Orrin G. HatchRUT$147,450$0
Dean HellerRNV$105,950$0
John HoevenRND$100,200$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$52,850$0
Jim InhofeROK$176,252$0
Dan InouyeDHI$23,750$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$42,150$0
Mike JohannsRNE$39,300$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$71,750$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$25,900$0
John F. KerryDMA$10,750$0
Mark KirkRIL$124,400$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$39,982$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$3,500$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$203,960$1,400
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$12,400$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$5,285$750
Mike LeeRUT$9,000$0
Carl LevinDMI$11,250$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$57,475$2,500
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$120,750$0
John McCainRAZ$45,760$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$16,308$1,250
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$256,850$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$28,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$7,500$3,750
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$5,750$4,400
Jerry MoranRKS$97,001$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$82,950$0
Patty MurrayDWA$24,666$250
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$53,450$500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$17,667$1,100
Rand PaulRKY$59,850$0
Rob PortmanROH$167,508$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$87,300$700
John "Jack" ReedDRI$4,000$1,000
Harry ReidDNV$73,700$300
Jim RischRID$21,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$114,000$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$35,300$0
Marco RubioRFL$142,140$0
Bernie SandersIVT$250$950
Chuck SchumerDNY$32,160$850
Jeff SessionsRAL$36,900$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,355$4,050
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$17,500$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$32,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$14,466$250
Jon TesterDMT$24,432$1,250
John ThuneRSD$88,850$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$154,550$0
Mark UdallDCO$43,650$0
Tom UdallDNM$47,279$1,500
David VitterRLA$174,550$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$33,110$250
Jim WebbDVA$3,000$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$9,432$1,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$177,850$0
Ron WydenDOR$25,550$1,000

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$2,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$40,650$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$83,935$0
John BarrassoRWY$144,900$0
Max BaucusDMT$78,700$0
Mark BegichDAK$46,762$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$30,600$1,000
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,500$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$4,750$0
Roy BluntRMO$255,885$0
John BoozmanRAR$61,730$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$37,880$1,000
Scott P. BrownRMA$256,300$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$21,719$250
Richard BurrRNC$64,695$0
Maria CantwellDWA$29,132$1,000
Ben CardinDMD$22,750$750
Tom CarperDDE$21,600$250
Bob CaseyDPA$43,800$750
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$118,300$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$52,900$0
Tom CoburnROK$38,150$0
William Thad CochranRMS$27,259$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$71,049$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$22,600$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$20,623$250
Bob CorkerRTN$97,612$0
John CornynRTX$347,800$0
Mike CrapoRID$38,400$0
Jim DeMintRSC$58,900$500
Dick DurbinDIL$28,800$0
Mike EnziRWY$34,300$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$27,500$1,000
Al FrankenDMN$16,550$1,751
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$45,842$10,700
Lindsey GrahamRSC$25,584$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$40,250$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$12,050$2,000
Tom HarkinDIA$10,300$250
Orrin G. HatchRUT$147,450$0
Dean HellerRNV$105,950$0
John HoevenRND$100,200$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$52,850$0
Jim InhofeROK$176,252$0
Dan InouyeDHI$23,750$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$42,150$0
Mike JohannsRNE$39,300$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$71,750$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$25,900$0
John F. KerryDMA$10,750$0
Mark KirkRIL$124,400$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$39,982$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$3,500$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$203,960$1,400
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$12,400$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$5,285$750
Mike LeeRUT$9,000$0
Carl LevinDMI$11,250$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$57,475$2,500
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$120,750$0
John McCainRAZ$45,760$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$16,308$1,250
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$256,850$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$28,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$7,500$3,750
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$5,750$4,400
Jerry MoranRKS$97,001$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$82,950$0
Patty MurrayDWA$24,666$250
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$53,450$500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$17,667$1,100
Rand PaulRKY$59,850$0
Rob PortmanROH$167,508$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$87,300$700
John "Jack" ReedDRI$4,000$1,000
Harry ReidDNV$73,700$300
Jim RischRID$21,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$114,000$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$35,300$0
Marco RubioRFL$142,140$0
Bernie SandersIVT$250$950
Chuck SchumerDNY$32,160$850
Jeff SessionsRAL$36,900$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,355$4,050
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$17,500$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$32,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$14,466$250
Jon TesterDMT$24,432$1,250
John ThuneRSD$88,850$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$154,550$0
Mark UdallDCO$43,650$0
Tom UdallDNM$47,279$1,500
David VitterRLA$174,550$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$33,110$250
Jim WebbDVA$3,000$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$9,432$1,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$177,850$0
Ron WydenDOR$25,550$1,000

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Petroleum refining & marketing$2,088,481
Oil & Gas$1,998,035
Retail trade$907,621
General business associations$412,685
Manufacturing$345,269
Chambers of commerce$274,854

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Human Rights$45,301
Consumer groups$5,150
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