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Press Release: Bills Signed: S. 1828 and S. 1917

October 08, 2021

On Friday, October 8, 2021, the President signed into law:

S. 1828, the "Helping American Victims Afflicted by Neurological Attacks Act of 2021" or the "HAVANA Act of 2021," which authorizes payments to specified agency personnel and their families for brain injuries that incurred from hostilities while on assignment.

Thank you to Senators Collins, Warner, Rubio, Shaheen, Cornyn, Bennett, Cotton, Gillibrand, Heinrich, King, and Burr and Representatives Meeks, Schiff, and Nunes for their leadership;

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S. 1917, the "K-12 Cybersecurity Act of 2021," which requires the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to study the cybersecurity risks facing elementary and secondary schools and develop recommendations that include voluntary guidelines designed to assist schools in facing those risks.

Thank you to Senators Peters, Scott, Rosen, and Cassidy and Representatives Matsui, Langevin, Katko, and Garbarino for their leadership.

Joseph R. Biden, Press Release: Bills Signed: S. 1828 and S. 1917 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/352903

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