Share

Press Releases

Browse Documents
by Date or Issue:
  • Rogers-Ruppersberger Cyber Bill Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2012 | Preview rr

    Rogers-Ruppersberger Cyber Bill Passes House Cyber Information Sharing & Protection Act (CISPA) Passes with Vote of 248 to 168 Economic cyber spies will have a harder time stealing American business plans and research and development as the House took the first step today by passing a cybersecurity bill that will help US companies better protect themselves from dangerous economic predators. In a show of bipartisanship, the House of Representatives passed the Cyber Information Sharing & Protecti... Read more

  • Chairman Mike Rogers Statement
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2012 | Preview rr

    Opening Statement on the House Floor Cyber Information Sharing & Protection Act Read more

  • Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger Joint Statement
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2012 | Preview rr

    Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger Joint Statement “The basis for the Administration's view is mostly based on the lack of critical infrastructure regulation, something outside of our jurisdiction. We would also draw the White House's attention to the substantial package of privacy and civil liberties improvement announced yesterday which will be added to the bill on the floor. The SAP was limited to the bill in "its current form" - however, as the bipartisan manag... Read more

  • Chairman Rogers Issues Clarifying Statement
    Posted in Press Releases on April 24, 2012 | Preview rr

    Statement by Chairman Mike Rogers Chairman Rogers issued a clarifying statement today following his media conference call on his Cyber Bill. Chairman Rogers said “With regard to Center for Democracy and Technology’s position on the bill, later in the conference call I clarified that while we’ve met some of their concerns, we have certainly not met them all. CDT should speak for itself and I noted that they will be issuing a statement today and we should let them characterize their own views.” -... Read more

  • Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Ruppersberger Announce Important Amendments to the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 24, 2012 | Preview rr

    Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Ruppersberger Announce Important Amendments to the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act , D.C. - Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Ruppersberger announced today they have agreed to make several additional significant changes to their cyber security bill, H.R. 3523, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act to address privacy concerns expressed by the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) and other privacy groups. These changes will be off... Read more

  • Media Conference Call TODAY on Cyber Bill With Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Dutch Ruppersberger
    Posted in Press Releases on April 24, 2012 | Preview rr

    MEDIA ADVISORY Read more

  • House Intelligence Committee Files Interim Amendment to Cyber Security Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on April 19, 2012 | Preview rr

    House Intelligence Committee Files Interim Amendment to Cyber Security Bill The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) today provided a draft Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute to the House Rules Committee today to serve as base text for potential amendments to the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (H.R. 3523), as announced by the Rules Committee today. This draft amendment is the discussion draft of the bill that was posted on the HPSCI website on April 16, 2... Read more

  • HPSCI Files December 1, 2011 Mark of Cyber Security Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2012 | Preview rr

    House Intelligence Committee Files December 1, 2011 Mark of Cyber Security Bill The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) today formally filed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act - H.R. 3523. This filing of the bill the committee originally marked up on December 1, 2011 is a necessary parliamentary step before proceeding to floor action next week, and reflects only the original actions of the committee at mark up. The current discussion draft text was posted to ... Read more

  • Statement by Chairman Rogers on the Nomination of LTG Michael Flynn as DIA Director
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2012 | Preview rr

    Chairman Rogers Says LTG Flynn “Excellent Choice” to Head DIA Read more

  • Bill Status Update - H.R. 3523
    Posted in Press Releases on April 16, 2012 | Preview rr

    Bill Status Update – Rogers-Ruppersberger Cybersecurity Bill (H.R. 3523) April 16, 2012 Please see below the significant changes made to the bill since it was introduced last year – this list includes both amendments adopted at the Committee’s mark-up on Dec 1, 2011, as well as new proposed amendments that would be considered when the bill reaches the House floor. These adopted and proposed changes incorporate input from a wide variety of interested parties. Issue: Concerns about the breadth of... Read more