US HB739 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 24 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-07 - Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Cyber Diplomacy Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Office of International Cyberspace Policy within the Department of State. The Office's duties include advising the State Department on cyberspace issues. It shall also shall lead diplomatic efforts on issues relating to international cybersecurity, Internet access and freedom, and international cyber threats. The Office shall implement U.S. policy to work internationally to promote an open, interoperable, and secure Internet governed by a multi-stakeholder model. The bill also directs the President to devise a strategy related to U.S. engagement with foreign governments on international norms with respect to responsible state behavior in cyberspace.

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Title

Cyber Diplomacy Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-03-07HouseCommittee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
2019-03-07HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
2019-03-07HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-01-24HouseReferred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
2019-01-24HouseIntroduced in House

Subjects

Africa
Alliances
Argentina
Asia
Australia
Brazil
China
Competitiveness, trade promotion, trade deficits
Computer security and identity theft
Congressional oversight
Department of State
Emergency planning and evacuation
Europe
Executive agency funding and structure
Federal officials
Foreign aid and international relief
France
Fraud offenses and financial crimes
Human rights
India
Infrastructure development
Intellectual property
Intergovernmental relations
International affairs
International law and treaties
International organizations and cooperation
Internet and video services
Israel
Japan
Kenya
Latin America
Middle East
Military assistance, sales, and agreements
North Korea
Oceania
Protest and dissent
Religion
Right of privacy
Rule of law and government transparency
Sanctions
South Korea
Sovereignty, recognition, national governance and status
Trade secrets and economic espionage
United Kingdom
Vietnam

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