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House passes final version of bill creating cyber agency at DHS, sends measure to president

November 13, 2018 |
Charlie Mitchell
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The House on Tuesday evening gave unanimous approval to legislation drafted and long championed by Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) to create a stand-alone cybersecurity agency at the Department of Homeland Security, and sent the bill to President Trump for his signature.

House members, just back from their election recess, waved through a version slightly tweaked by the Senate earlier this fall and dispatched it to the president's desk, culminating a two-year legislative process in which the measure --...

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