/  H.R. 624 – Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

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

Summary

H.R. 624 provides for enhanced sharing of information related to cyber security threats or potential cyber security threats between government agencies and private-sector companies.  Additionally, H.R. 624 ensures that individuals’ personal information is used neither by the government nor by private companies in any endeavor not directly related to cyber security.

Type of Rule

Structured rule (making only particular amendments in order) for consideration of H. 624.  Reported by voice vote.

Amendments

H.R. 624

Republican

Democratic

Bipartisan

Submitted

5

32

5

Withdrawn

1

1

0

Made in Order

4

7

1

 

Other Elements of the Rule

Debate Time: Provides one hour of general debate divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.  

Provides 10 minutes of debate for each of the 12 amendments made in order. 

Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Floor Managers: Woodall/Hastings

Floor Action Expected

The rule and the bill are expected to be on the floor: April 17-18, 2013.