[Congressional Record Volume 158, Number 61 (Thursday, April 26, 2012)] [Daily Digest] [Pages D413-D415] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] House of Representatives Chamber Action Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 148 public bills, H.R. 4817- 4964; and 1 resolution, H. Res. 634 were introduced. Pages H2203-06 Additional Cosponsors: Pages H2211-12 Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows: H.R. 4257, to amend chapter 35 of title 44, United States Code, to revise requirements relating to Federal information security, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 112-455). Page H2203 Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Flores to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. Page H2137 Recess: The House recessed at 11:05 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon. Page H2144 Suspensions--Proceedings Resumed: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures which were debated on April 24th: Lowell National Historical Park Land Exchange Act of 2012: H.R. 2240, amended, to authorize the exchange of land or interest in land between Lowell National Historical Park and the city of Lowell in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Page H2156 Idaho Wilderness Water Resources Protection Act: H.R. 2050, to authorize the continued use of certain water diversions located on National Forest System land in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness and the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness in the State of Idaho. Page H2186 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act: The House passed H.R. 3523, to provide for the sharing of certain cyber threat intelligence and cyber threat information between the intelligence community and cybersecurity entities, by a recorded vote of 248 ayes to 168 noes, Roll No. 192. Pages H2147-56, H2156-86 Rejected the Perlmutter motion to recommit the bill to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence with instructions to report the same back to the House forthwith with amendments, by a yea-and-nay vote of 183 yeas to 233 nays, Roll No. 191. Pages H2184-86 Pursuant to the rule, an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 112-20 shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule, in lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence now printed in the bill. Page H2166 Agreed by unanimous consent that, during further consideration of H.R. 3523 pursuant to H. Res. 631, amendments No. 10 and No. 5 in H. Rept. 112-454 may be considered out of sequence. Page H2175 Agreed to: Pompeo amendment (No. 3 printed in H. Rept. 112-454) that makes clear in the bill's liability provision that the reference to the use of cybersecurity systems is the use of such systems to identify and obtain cyber threat information; Page H2169 Flake amendment (No. 9 printed in H. Rept. 112-454) that adds a requirement to include a list of all Federal agencies receiving information shared with the Government in the report by the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community required under the legislation; Page H2173 Pompeo amendment (No. 11 printed in H. Rept. 112-454) that clarifies that nothing in the bill would alter existing authorities or provide new authority to any Federal agency, including DOD, NSA, [[Page D414]] DHS or the Intelligence Community to install, employ, or otherwise use cybersecurity systems on private sector networks; Page H2173 Woodall amendment (No. 12 printed in H. Rept. 112-454) that ensures that those who choose not to participate in the voluntary program authorized by this bill are not subject to new liabilities; Pages H2173-74 Turner amendment (No. 14 printed in H. Rept. 112-454) that makes a technical correction to definitions in section 2(g) to provide consistency with other cyber security policies within the Executive branch and the Department of Defense; Pages H2175-76 Rogers (MI) amendment (No. 4 printed in H. Rept. 112-454) that makes clear that regulatory information already required to be provided remains FOIAable under current law (by a recorded vote of 412 ayes with none voting ``no'', Roll No. 185); Pages H2169-70, H2180 Quayle amendment (No. 6 printed in H. Rept. 112-454) that limits government use of shared cyber threat information to only 5 purposes: 1) cybersecurity; 2) investigation and prosecution of cybersecurity crimes; 3) protection of individuals from the danger of death or physical injury; 4) protection of minors from physical or psychological harm; and 5) protection of the national security of the United States (by a recorded vote of 410 ayes to 3 noes, Roll No. 186); Pages H2170-71, H2180-81 Amash amendment (No. 7 printed in H. Rept. 112-454) that prohibits the Federal Government from using, inter alia, library records, firearms sales records, and tax returns that it receives from private entities under CISPA (by a recorded vote of 415 ayes with none voting ``no'', Roll No. 187); Pages H2171-72, H2181 Mulvaney amendment (No. 8 printed in H. Rept. 112-454) that provides clear authority to the Government to create reasonable procedures to protect privacy and civil liberties, consistent with the need of the Government to protect Federal systems and cybersecurity. Also prohibits the Federal Government from retaining or using information shared pursuant to paragraph (b)(1) for anything other than a use permitted under paragraph (c)(1) (by a recorded vote of 416 ayes with none voting ``no'', Roll No. 188); Pages H2172-73, H2181-82 Goodlatte amendment (No. 13 printed in H. Rept. 112-454) that narrows definitions in the bill regarding what information may be identified, obtained, and shared (by a recorded vote of 414 ayes to 1 no, Roll No. 189); and Pages H2174-75, H2182-83 Mulvaney amendment (No. 15 printed in H. Rept. 112-454) that sunsets the provisions of the bill five years after the date of enactment (by a recorded vote of 413 ayes to 3 noes, Roll No. 190). Pages H2176, H2183 Rejected: Richardson amendment (No. 10 printed in H. Rept. 112-454) that sought to make explicit that nothing in the legislation would prohibit a department or agency of the Federal Government from providing cyber threat information to owners and operators of critical infrastructure and Pages H2177-79 Langevin amendment (No. 1 printed in H. Rept. 112-454) that sought to expand eligibility to participate in the voluntary information sharing program created in the bill to include critical infrastructure owners and operators, which allows entities that are not entirely privately owned, such as airports, utilities, and public transit systems, to receive vital cybersecurity information and better secure their networks against cyber threats (by a recorded vote of 167 ayes to 243 noes, Roll No. 184). Pages H2167-69, H2179 Withdrawn: Jackson Lee (TX) amendment (No. 5 printed in H. Rept. 112-454) that was offered and subsequently withdrawn that would have authorized the Secretary to intercept and deploy countermeasure with regard to system traffic for cybersecurity purposes in effect identification of cybersecurity risks to Federal systems. Pages H2176-77 Agreed that the Clerk be authorized to make technical and conforming changes to reflect the actions of the House. Page H2186 Agreed that in the engrossment of H.R. 3523, the Clerk be authorized to make the change that was placed at the desk. Page H2186 H. Res. 631, the rule providing for consideration of the bills (H.R. 3523) and (H.R. 4628), was agreed to by a yea-and-nay vote of 236 yeas to 185 nays, Roll No. 183, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 241 yeas to 179 nays, Roll No. 182. Pages H2147-56 Suspension: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measure: Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2012: H.R. 4257, amended, to amend chapter 35 of title 44, United States Code, to revise requirements relating to Federal information security. Pages H2187-92 Senate Message: Message received from the Senate today appears on page H2144. Senate Referral: S. 1789 was held at the desk. Page H2144 [[Page D415]] Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes and eight recorded votes developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H2155-56, H2156, H2179, H2180, H2180-81, H2181, H2182, H2182-83, H2183, H2185, H2186. There were no quorum calls. Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 8:35 p.m.