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Aug
26

The 22 Amendments That Could Determine the Fate of the Senate’s Cybersecurity Bill

From: National Journal

These amendments will get a vote if and when CISA comes up after recess.

After a brief but heated battle, senators packed up for summer recess early this month without voting on a key cybersecurity bill. In announcing that the bill’s consideration would be delayed, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell lined up 22 amendments that will get a vote when the bill comes up again in the fall, a product of intense negotiations over the bill’s fate.

The amendments—10 from Republicans and 11 from Democrats, plus one from the bill’s bipartisan cosponsors—range widely in their goals, and they have been the subject of a lobbying push this month from both supporters and opponents of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, or CISA.

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