H.R. 624 - Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

Armed forces and national security. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
To provide for the sharing of certain cyber threat intelligence and cyber threat information between the intelligence community and cybersecurity entities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the House on April 18, 2013 
Amendments:
11 proposed amendments. 10 accepted. View amendments 
House Vote: On Passage

PASSED on April 18, 2013.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 288 voted NO: 127
18 voted present/not voting

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Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

H.R. 624 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
To provide for the sharing of certain cyber threat intelligence and cyber threat information between the intelligence community and cybersecurity entities, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To provide for the sharing of certain cyber threat intelligence and cyber threat information between the intelligence community and cybersecurity entities, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • CISPA bill
  • Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
  • Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
  • Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
Sponsor
Mike Rogers
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Armed forces and national security
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Business records
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Computer security and identity theft
  • Congressional oversight
  • Crimes against children
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Director of National Intelligence
  • Federal preemption
  • Government information and archives
  • Government liability
  • Health information and medical records
  • Homeland security
  • Human trafficking
  • Intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information
  • Pornography
  • Public-private cooperation
  • Right of privacy
  • Sex offenses
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Major Actions
Introduced2/13/2013
Referred to Committee
Amendments (11 proposed)
Passed House4/18/2013
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 42 (Rogers) to H.R. 624: Amendment corrects reported language concerning a reference in subsection (c)(4) to the procedures created ...4/17/2013This amendment PASSED the House
418 voted YES 0 voted NO 15 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 43 (Connolly) to H.R. 624: Amendment further defines how classified cyber threat intelligence may be shared and used, and ...4/17/2013This amendment PASSED the House
418 voted YES 0 voted NO 15 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 45 (Langevin) to H.R. 624: Amendment replaces the term "local" with "political subdivision", which allows the inclusion of "utility ...4/17/2013This amendment PASSED the House
411 voted YES 3 voted NO 19 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Schneider amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.4/17/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 46 (Sinema) to H.R. 624: Amendment adds the Inspector General (IG) of DHS to the omnibus IG reporting requirement; ...4/18/2013This amendment PASSED the House
411 voted YES 0 voted NO 22 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 48 (LaMalfa) to H.R. 624: Amendment clarifies that nothing in this bill authorizes the government to target a US ...4/18/2013This amendment PASSED the House
413 voted YES 0 voted NO 20 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 52 (McCaul) to H.R. 624: Amendment establishes a primary point of receipt in the Federal Government for cyber threat ...4/18/2013This amendment PASSED the House
409 voted YES 5 voted NO 19 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 624: Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act4/18/2013This motion DID NOT PASS the House
189 voted YES 224 voted NO 20 voted present/not voting
currently selectedHouseH.R. 624: Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act4/18/2013This bill PASSED the House
288 voted YES 127 voted NO 18 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Paulsen amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.4/18/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Barton amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.4/18/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.4/18/2013PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/13/2013
2/13/2013Referred to the House Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select).
4/15/2013Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Intelligence. H. Rept. 113-39.
Put on a legislative calendar4/15/2013Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 25.
4/16/2013Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 164 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 624 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
4/17/2013Rule H. Res. 164 passed House.
4/17/2013Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 164.
4/17/2013Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 624 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
4/17/2013House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 164 and Rule XVIII.
4/17/2013The Speaker designated the Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
4/17/2013GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 624.
4/17/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 164, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rogers (MI) amendment No. 1.
4/17/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Rogers (MI) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Rogers (MI) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
4/17/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 164, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Connolly amendment No. 2.
4/17/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Connolly amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Rogers (MI) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
4/17/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 164, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schneider amendment No. 3.
4/17/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 164, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Langevin amendment No. 4.
4/17/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Langevin amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Rogers (MI) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
4/17/2013Mr. Rogers (MI) moved that the Committee rise.
4/17/2013On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
4/17/2013Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 624 as unfinished business.
4/17/2013Considered as unfinished business.
4/17/2013The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
4/17/2013UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of amendments which had been debated and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4/17/2013Mr. Sessions moved that the Committee rise.
select this voteVote4/17/2013H.Amdt. 42 (Rogers) to H.R. 624: Amendment corrects reported language concerning a reference in subsection (c)(4) to the procedures created ...
select this voteVote4/17/2013H.Amdt. 43 (Connolly) to H.R. 624: Amendment further defines how classified cyber threat intelligence may be shared and used, and ...
select this voteVote4/17/2013H.Amdt. 45 (Langevin) to H.R. 624: Amendment replaces the term "local" with "political subdivision", which allows the inclusion of "utility ...
4/17/2013Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Rogers (MI).
4/17/2013Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Connolly.
4/17/2013Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Schneider.
select this voteVote4/17/2013On agreeing to the Schneider amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
4/17/2013Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Langevin.
4/18/2013ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Mr. Sessions asked unanimous consent that, during further consideration of H.R. 624 in the Committee of the Whole and pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 164, amendment numbered 13 offered by Mr. McCaul of Texas be modified in the form that was placed at the desk. Agreed to without objection.
4/18/2013Considered as unfinished business.
4/18/2013The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
4/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 164, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sinema amendment No. 7.
4/18/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Sinema amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Sinema demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
4/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 164, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Loretta Sanchez amendment No. 8.
4/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 164, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the LaMalfa amendment No. 9.
4/18/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the LaMalfa amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Rogers (MI) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
4/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 164, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Paulsen amendment No. 10.
4/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 164, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Barton amendment No. 11.
4/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 164, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 12.
4/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 164, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McCaul amendment No. 13.
4/18/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McCaul amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McCaul demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
4/18/2013Mr. Rogers (MI) moved that the Committee rise.
4/18/2013On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
4/18/2013Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 624 as unfinished business.
4/18/2013UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4/18/2013The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 624.
4/18/2013The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4/18/2013The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
4/18/2013Mr. Perlmutter moved to recommit with instructions to Intelligence (Permanent).
4/18/2013DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Perlmutter motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to prohibit employers, prospective employers, or the Federal Government from requiring the disclosure of social networking or personal account passwords by an employee or job applicant without a court order. The Motion would also prohibit the Federal Government from establishing a mechanism by which it could control citizen's access to the Internet with a national firewall similar to the "Great Internet Firewall of China." Lastly, the Motion would make changes to the McCaul amendment, adding a section that requires reporting of information on the number of Americans who have been forced to disclose passwords and had information released to the Federal government or obtained in connection
4/18/2013The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
4/18/2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4/18/2013The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 624.
select this voteVote4/18/2013H.Amdt. 46 (Sinema) to H.R. 624: Amendment adds the Inspector General (IG) of DHS to the omnibus IG reporting requirement; ...
select this voteVote4/18/2013H.Amdt. 48 (LaMalfa) to H.R. 624: Amendment clarifies that nothing in this bill authorizes the government to target a US ...
select this voteVote4/18/2013H.Amdt. 52 (McCaul) to H.R. 624: Amendment establishes a primary point of receipt in the Federal Government for cyber threat ...
select this voteVote4/18/2013On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 624: Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
currently selectedHouse Vote on Passage4/18/2013H.R. 624: Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
4/18/2013Amendment (A005) offered by Ms. Sinema.
4/18/2013Amendment (A006) offered by Ms. Sanchez, Loretta.
4/18/2013Sanchez, Loretta amendment (A006) modified by unanimous consent.
4/18/2013On agreeing to the Sanchez, Loretta amendment (A006) as modified Agreed to by voice vote.
4/18/2013Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. LaMalfa.
4/18/2013Amendment (A008) offered by Mr. Paulsen.
select this voteVote4/18/2013On agreeing to the Paulsen amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.
4/18/2013Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. Barton.
select this voteVote4/18/2013On agreeing to the Barton amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.
4/18/2013Amendment (A010) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee.
select this voteVote4/18/2013On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.
4/18/2013Amendment (A011) offered by Mr. McCaul.
4/22/2013Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Select Committee on Intelligence.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteH. Amdt. 42Rogers, Mike [R-MI8]April 17, 2013Passed by roll call vote on April 17, 2013.

Amendment corrects reported language concerning a reference in subsection (c)(4) to the procedures created in (c)(7) by clarifying that library records, firearm sales records, medical records and tax returns are not included in any information voluntarily shared with the government under CISPA.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 43Connolly, Gerald [D-VA11]April 17, 2013Passed by roll call vote on April 17, 2013.

Amendment further defines how classified cyber threat intelligence may be shared and used, and adds an additional provision stipulating that classified threat intelligence may only be used, retained, or further disclosed by a certified entity specifically for cybersecurity purposes.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 44Schneider, Bradley [D-IL10]April 17, 2013Passed by voice vote on April 17, 2013.

Amendment clarifies that independent contractors are eligible for security clearances for purposes of employment to handle cyber threat intelligence and cyber threat information.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 45Langevin, James [D-RI2]April 17, 2013Passed by roll call vote on April 17, 2013.

Amendment replaces the term "local" with "political subdivision", which allows the inclusion of "utility districts" that would not otherwise be covered but that were intended to be covered in the bill.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 46Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ9]April 18, 2013Passed by roll call vote on April 18, 2013.

Amendment adds the Inspector General (IG) of DHS to the omnibus IG reporting requirement; adds the DHS IG to the rest of the group responsible for submitting an annual report to Congress and adds the House Committee on Homeland Security and the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs to the list of recipients of the report.

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H. Amdt. 47Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA46]April 18, 2013Offered on April 17, 2013.

Amendment as modified, inserts language that would include the Privacy Officer and the Officer for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties of the Department of Homeland Security as key stakeholders in the issuance of a report assessing the privacy and civil liberties impacts caused by the bill.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 48LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA1]April 18, 2013Passed by roll call vote on April 18, 2013.

Amendment clarifies that nothing in this bill authorizes the government to target a US person for surveillance.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 49Paulsen, Erik [R-MN3]April 18, 2013Passed by voice vote on April 18, 2013.

Amendment establishes the sense of congress that international cooperation should be encouraged where possible in regards to cyber security.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 50Barton, Joe [R-TX6]April 18, 2013Passed by voice vote on April 18, 2013.

Amendment clarifies that companies sharing cyber threat information with other companies cannot treat this sharing relationship as a loophole to sell a consumer's personal information for a marketing purpose.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 51Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX18]April 18, 2013Passed by voice vote on April 18, 2013.

Amendment clarifies that cyber security service providers need only provide information about cyber security incidents if they pose a threat to the government's information and protects individuals' private data from being accessed by the government solely because it is stored by a company that provides information services to a government agency.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 52McCaul, Michael [R-TX10]April 18, 2013Passed by roll call vote on April 18, 2013.

Amendment establishes a primary point of receipt in the Federal Government for cyber threat information sharing by designating an entity within the Department of Homeland Security as the civilian Federal entity interface to receive cyber threat information from the private sector.

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