Hill Tech Happenings, Week of January 11

By Renee Dopplick, ACM Director of Public Policy
January 12, 2016

Monday, January 11, 2016

House Floor: H.R. 653, FOIA Act
The bill would require making requested information available in an electronic, publicly accessible format and the creation of a centralized portal for FOIA requests. Status: Passed by the House

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Hearing: A Legislative Hearing on Four Communications Bills
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
10:15 am | 2123 Rayburn House Office Building

Hearing: Wassenaar: Cybersecurity and Export Control
House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Information Technology
House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies
2 pm | 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

President Obama: State of the Union Address
Article II, Section 3 of the Constitution requires the President to report to Congress: “He shall from time to time give to the Congress Information on the State of the Union.”
9 pm | Joint Session of Congress

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Briefing: Crisis Management: A Holistic Approach to Protecting Government and Federal Contractor Information
Sponsored by the Congressional Smart Contracting Caucus.
The event is designed to educate Congressional staff about federal cybersecurity challenges.
2 pm | 2203 Rayburn House Office Building

Friday, January 15, 2016

Briefing: Gagged by the Fine Print: Protecting Consumer Rights to Share Reviews Online
Sponsored by the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee
Noon | 2226 Rayburn House Office Building