GOP Lawmakers To Float Cybersecurity Bill In House

Law360, New York (March 5, 2012, 7:39 PM EST) -- Reps. Mary Bono Mack, R-Calif., and Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., plan to introduce legislation this week to boost cybersecurity and require federal telecommunications and cybersecurity contractors to keep the government abreast of cyberthreats, spokesmen for the representatives said Monday.

The proposal is a House version of the bill floated by Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, and six other Republicans who oppose cybersecurity legislation put forth by Sens. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., Susan Collins, R-Maine, and two Democrats.

Unlike the Lieberman-Collins proposal, the Strengthening and Enhancing...
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