H.Res. 1244: Recognizing the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition for its now five-year effort to promote cyber security curriculum in institutions of higher learning

H.Res. 1244

Recognizing the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition for its now five-year effort to promote cyber security curriculum in institutions of higher learning

Date
June 29, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1244 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Monday, June 28, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage.  The legislation was introduced by Rep. Ciro D. Rodriguez (D-TX) on April 13, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1244 would resolve that the House of Representative recognizes the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition for its now five-year effort to promote cyber security curriculum in institutions of higher learning.

Background

According to the resolution’s findings, in an effort to develop a regular, national-level cyber security exercise, the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security at the University of Texas at San Antonio agreed to host the first Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) for the Southwestern region in April 2005.