Bill Text: NH HB425 | 2021 | Regular Session | Enrolled


Bill Title: Establishing technical committees and a cybersecurity advisory committee in the department of information technology

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2021-05-06 - Ought to Pass: Regular Calendar 23Y-0N, Motion Adopted; OT3rdg; 05/06/2021; Senate Journal 14 [HB425 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2021-HB425-Enrolled.html

HB 425-FN - VERSION ADOPTED BY BOTH BODIES

 

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2021 SESSION

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05/08

 

HOUSE BILL 425-FN

 

AN ACT establishing technical committees and a cybersecurity  advisory committee in the department of information technology.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. L. Ober, Hills. 37

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes certain technical committees and a cybersecurity advisory committee in the department of information technology.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

24Feb2021... 0027h 21-0546

05/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT establishing technical committees and a cybersecurity  advisory committee in the department of information technology.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  New Paragraphs; Department of Information Technology; Technical Committees.  Amend RSA 21-R:7 by inserting after paragraph VI the following new paragraphs:

VII.  Cyber security.

VIII.  Cloud technologies or strategies.

2  New Section; Cyber security Advisory Committee.  Amend RSA 21-R by inserting after section 15 the following new section:

21-R:16  Cybersecurity Advisory Committee

I.  There is hereby established the cybersecurity advisory committee (CAC) which shall be chaired by the chief information security officer.

II.  The committee shall advise the commissioner or the commissioner's designee on cybersecurity concerns, promote awareness, develop effective policies and solutions, and obtain consensus on enterprise-wide initiatives that advance the cybersecurity of information assets and technology resources.

III.  All executive departments and agencies shall identify and appoint an employee with cybersecurity responsibilities to spearhead agency cybersecurity matters including information security, confidentiality, privacy, and regulatory compliance, and to represent the agency on the CAC.  Contributors to the CAC may include representatives with cybersecurity responsibilities from the New Hampshire National Guard, New Hampshire political subdivisions, academic institutions, and select private industry representatives as identified by the CAC.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2021.

 

LBA

21-0546

Amended 2/25/21

 

HB 425-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE (AMENDMENT #2021-0027h)

 

AN ACT establishing technical committees and a cybersecurity  advisory committee in the department of information technology

 

FISCAL IMPACT: [   ] State [   ] County [   ] Local [ X ] None

 

 

METHODOLOGY:

The Office of Legislative Budget Assistant states this bill has no fiscal impact on state, county and local expenditures or revenue.

 

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

None

 

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