FIPS PUB 199 “Standards for Security Categorization of Federal Information and Information Systems”, February 2004
All RFCs are required to have a Security Considerations section.
Historically, such sections have been relatively weak.
However, the more work that you do for members, the easier it is for them to work on your behalf. Just look up an existing bill on the congressional Web site and follow that format to compose your proposal. Then it has to be approved by two-thirds of both houses to pass, and it’s also sent to the states for ratification rather than being signed (or not) by the president. Your representative or lawyer can tell you whether that will be the case with any proposal you may make.
When you have a bill that you want Congress to consider, writing it up in legal language and presenting it to your representative or senator as a draft is a good idea. Although your representative may make a few changes, he and the staff won’t have to do as much work creating the bill by themselves. A bill becomes law when it’s approved by both the House and Senate and reaches the president’s desk for signature. A concurrent resolution can be introduced in either house and doesn’t go to the president for signature. Usually, concurrent resolutions are used to express facts, principles, and opinions of the two houses. The use of private bills has declined considerably.
One slight difference between a bill and a joint resolution is that a joint resolution frequently has a preamble, a paragraph explaining the justification for the bill with all the “Whereas” resolving clauses that are a feature of legislative language. In the past, private bills were mostly used to assist people who had a grievance or demand on the executive branch.
Joint resolutions are also used to amend bills already under consideration. Moreover, the need for them has declined because today there are more ways to appeal to executive agencies than there were in the past.
By David Silverberg, Dennis Hastert, Tom Daschel As soon as you start working with the United States Congress, you begin hearing about this bill or that bill.
It’s as if someone named Bill is everywhere in Washington. Many people dismiss concurrent resolutions as having no teeth because a “sense of resolution” has no power behind it. 44, resolving that, in light of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, the House and Senate paid tribute to those who died and those who survived the attack.
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Second, they can design a custom application layer security protocol.
Protect communications between IP subnets in a LAN Provide point to point connection security between hosts in a LAN (or WAN).