Grassley said S. 3414 would only increase federal government bureaucracy.
“If we’re truly serious about it, we’ll treat [cybersecurity] with the seriousness it deserves,” Grassley said. “Are we to once again pass a bill so that then the American people can read it?
“Rushing something through that will impact the country in such a massive way is not good for this country and is not good for this body.”
Sens. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) introduced the measure, which failed to advance in August. Reid promised to give the bill a second opportunity before Thanksgiving.