Thursday, May 27, 2021

S 1260 Debate Continues – Endless Frontiers Act – 5-26-21

Yesterday the Senate continued their debate of S 1260, the Endless Frontiers Act. Three amendments were adopted by, one by unanimous consent and five were rejected by recorded votes (all failing to achieve the agreed upon 60 votes for passage). None of the amendments yesterday dealt with cybersecurity issues.

Yesterday there were an additional 56 amendments submitted. They included one hazardous material amendment and two cybersecurity amendments. The amendments were:

• SA 2037 - Sen Portman (R,OH) - At the appropriate place in title V of division B, insert the following:

SEC. 25XX. Regulation of foreign manufacturers of cylinders used in Transporting hazardous materials. Pgs S3513

• SA 2070 - Sen Bennet (D,CO) - At the appropriate place, insert the following:

SEC. XXX. Establishment of national reserve digital corps Pg S3529

• SA 2075 - Sen Hassan (D, NH) - At the appropriate place, insert the following:

SEC. XXX. Cybersecurity and infrastructure security apprenticeship program. Pg S 3532

The filing deadline for further amendments was set for today at 2:30 EDT.

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