Cybersecurity and More Included in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
UPDATE: The president signed the IIJA on November 15, 2021. The bill is unchanged from the version described in this brief.
The Senate has approved and sent to the House a five-year infrastructure bill, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA; H.R. 3684). The bill authorizes and in some cases appropriates funding for programs in a wide variety of areas. This brief summarizes provisions in Division G (“Other Authorizations”) relevant to states, including new cybersecurity programs and other miscellaneous authorizations. It also covers related appropriations provided in Division J.