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Protecting Cyberspace As A National Asset Act

Protecting Cyberspace As A National Asset Act

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Bill from Senators Lieberman, Collins, and Carper giving control of the internet and networks to the Oval Office during times of emergency.
Bill from Senators Lieberman, Collins, and Carper giving control of the internet and networks to the Oval Office during times of emergency.

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(a) ELIMINATIONOFASSISTANTSECRETARYFOR

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CYBERSECURITYANDCOMMUNICATIONS.—The Homeland

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Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101 et seq.) is amended—

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(1) in section 103(a)(8) (6 U.S.C. 113(a)(8)),

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by striking ‘‘, cybersecurity,’’;

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(2) in section 514 (6 U.S.C. 321c)—

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(A) by striking subsection (b); and

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(B) by redesignating subsection (c) as sub-

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section (b); and

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(3) in section 1801(b) (6 U.S.C. 571(b)), by

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striking ‘‘shall report to the Assistant Secretary for

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Cybersecurity and Communications’’ and inserting

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‘‘shall report to the Director of the National Center

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for Cybersecurity and Communications’’.

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(b) CIO COUNCIL.—Section 3603(b) of title 44,

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United States Code, is amended—

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(1) by redesignating paragraph (7) as para-

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graph (8); and

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(2) by inserting after paragraph (6) the fol-

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lowing:

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‘‘(7) The Director of the National Center for

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Cybersecurity and Communications.’’.

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(c) REPEAL.—The Homeland Security Act of 2002

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(6 U.S.C. 101 et seq) is amended—

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(1) by striking section 223 (6 U.S.C. 143); and

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(2) by redesignating sections 224 and 225 (6

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U.S.C. 144 and 145) as sections 223 and 224, re-

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spectively.

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(d) TECHNICALCORRECTION.—Section 1802(a) of

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the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 572(a)) is

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amended in the matter preceding paragraph (1) by strik-

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ing ‘‘Department of’’.

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(e) EXECUTIVESCHEDULEPOSITION.—Section 5313

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of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at

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the end the following:

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‘‘Director of the National Center for Cybersecurity

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and Communications.’’.

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(f) TABLEOFCONTENTS.—The table of contents in

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section 1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6

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U.S.C. 101 et seq.) is amended—

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(1) by striking the items relating to sections

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223, 224, and 225 and inserting the following:

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‘‘Sec.223.NET guard.
‘‘Sec.224.Cyber Security Enhancements Act of 2002.’’; and

(2) by inserting after the item relating to sec-

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tion 237 the following:

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‘‘Sec.238.Cybersecurity research and development.
‘‘Sec.239.National Cybersecurity Advisory Council.

‘‘Subtitle E—Cybersecurity

‘‘Sec.241.Definitions.
‘‘Sec.242.National Center for Cybersecurity and Communications.
‘‘Sec.243.Physical and cyber infrastructure collaboration.
‘‘Sec.244.United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team.
‘‘Sec.245.Additional authorities of the Director of the National Center for Cy-
bersecurity and Communications.

‘‘Sec.246.Information sharing.
‘‘Sec.247.Private sector assistance.
‘‘Sec.248.Cyber vulnerabilities to covered critical infrastructure.
‘‘Sec.249.National cyber emergencies..
‘‘Sec.250.Enforcement.
‘‘Sec.251.Protection of information.
‘‘Sec.252.Sector-specific agencies.
‘‘Sec.253.Strategy for Federal cybersecurity supply chain management.’’.

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