McCaul calls on the Senate to act on cyber bills

February 6, 2018

Via: FCW

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) urged the Senate to take up two pieces of cyber-related legislation — one to restore the State Department’s cyber office and another to reorganize and rename the Department of Homeland Security’s National Protection and Programs Directorate cyber division.

Both bills — The Cyber Diplomacy Act and The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act — passed the House in 2017 but have yet to be scheduled for votes in the Senate. McCaul, who is retiring from Congress at the end of 2018, cited both as examples of important cyber legislation that should be passed now.

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