Tag Archives: Michael McCaul

House Approves CBP Authorization Bill in Unanimous Vote

House lawmakers have unanimously passed a bill that would formalize the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency’s authority to perform security operations, FCW reported Thursday. Mark Rockwell writes that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Authorization Act is sponsored by Reps. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), Candice Miller (R-Mich.) and Sheila Jackson …

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Report: House Subcommittee OKs Cybersecurity Defense Bill, Includes Private-Public Sharing Provision

The House homeland security subcommittee has moved to pass legislation to bolster the country’s cybersecurity posture against threats on critical infrastructure, Homeland Security Today reported Wednesday. Anthony Kimery writes the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act of 2013, filed by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) and …

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