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June 14, 2021

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Senators reach deal on pathway to passage for China-focused ‘innovation act’ carrying cyber response fund

By Charlie Mitchell / May 28, 2021

Senate leaders have reached agreement on a process for wrapping up work on the U.S. Competition and Innovation Act, a bipartisan measure aimed at bolstering U.S. technology and countering Chinese advances in tech, that includes a new cyber incident recovery fund and other cybersecurity measures produced by the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

Under the agreement reached by Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), the Senate will vote Tuesday, June 8 – after returning...

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