Chairs Rodgers, Latta Applaud the Passage of Bill to Enhance the Cybersecurity of American Communications Networks

Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chair Bob Latta (R-OH) commended the passage of H.R. 1123, the Understanding Cybersecurity of Mobile Networks Act, which was passed on the House floor by suspension yesterday: 

“In order for America to lead the development of next generation communications technologies, it is imperative that our networks are secure. We commend Representatives Cammack and Eshoo for their bipartisan work on the Understanding Cybersecurity of Mobile Networks Act. This legislation will reinforce the security of our networks by requiring the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to examine potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities.” 

The Understanding Cybersecurity of Mobile Networks Act as amended (H.R. 1123), cosponsored by Reps. Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Kat Cammack (R-FL), was passed out of the House with bipartisan support.