Amendment results for cybersecurity bill

Jim Langevin (D-R.I.), to expand eligibility to participate in the information sharing program to include “critical infrastructure owners and operators like airports, utilities and public transit systems, which could also receive cyber threat information. Rejected 167-243.

John Conyers (D-Mich.), to strike the criminal and civil liability exemption for decisions made based on cyber threat information. Not offered.

Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.), to clarify the bill’s liability provision that the use of cybersecurity systems is the use of these systems to obtain cyber threat information. Accepted voice vote.

Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), to clarify that regulatory information already required to be provided remains subject to FOIA requests, as under current law. Passed 412-0.

Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.), to limit the use of shared cyber threat information for cybersecurity, investigation of related crimes, protection of people from danger, protection of minors from child pornography, and protection of U.S. national security. Passed 410-3.

Justin Amash (R-Mich.), to prohibit the federal government from using library records, firearms sales records, and tax returns from private entities under the bill. Passed 415-0.

Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.), to authorize the federal government to create reasonable procedures to protect privacy and civil liberties, consistent with the need for cybersecurity. Passed 416-0.

Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), to require the development of a list of all federal agencies receiving information about cyber threats. Accepted voice vote.

Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.), to clarify that nothing in the bill would alter existing authorities or provide new authority to federal agencies to install or use cybersecurity systems on private sector networks. Accepted voice vote.

Rob Woodall (R-Ga.), to add language stating that entities who choose not to participate in the voluntary information sharing authorized by the bill are not subject to new liabilities. Accepted voice vote.

Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), narrowing the definitions on what information may be identified, obtained and shared. Passed 414-1.

Michael Turner (R-Ohio), to make a technical correction to definitions in the bill. Accepted voice vote.

Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.), to sunset the provisions of the bill five years after enactment. Passed 413-3.

Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-Texas), to authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to intercept and deploy countermeasures with regard to system traffic for cybersecurity purposes. Withdrawn.

Laura Richardson (D-Calif.), to allow federal agencies to provide cyber threat information to owners and operators of “critical infrastructure.” Rejected voice vote.

Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.), to encourage international cooperation on cybersecurity where feasible. Not offered.

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