This week, the House is expected to consider eight bills, ranging from cyber security to federal tax issues.

Legislation under consideration this week includes:

H.R. 1162: Authorizes the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to access certain federal records and administer oaths when investigating fraud.

H.R. 249: Makes individuals with delinquent tax debts ineligible for federal employment, including those currently employed.

H.R. 882: Prevents individuals and companies with delinquent federal tax debts from obtaining government contracts or grants.

District of Columbia CFO Vacancy Act H.R. 1246: Authorizes the treasurer or one of the deputy chief financial officers (CFO) of the District of Columbia to act as the CFO of D.C. for up to 210 days if the position should become vacant.

Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2013 H.R. 1163: Requires government agencies to continuously monitor government information systems and perform frequent threat assessments to ensure cyber security.

H.R. 756: Reauthorizes and expands programs that aim to strengthen federal cyber-security including scholarship programs and funding for the National Science Foundation.

Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2013 H.R. 967: Requires that a strategic plan for the government’s Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) program be developed and periodically updated. The legislation also defines new areas of research to be investigated by NITRD.

Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) H.R. 624: Calls for the director of National Intelligence to develop procedures that promote information sharing regarding cyber threats between government intelligence agencies and the private sector.