Today the Obama Administration issued a Statement of Administration Policy (SAP) opposing the principal House cybersecurity bill, HR 3523, CISPA (Rogers-Ruppersberger). It states (in its final sentence) that, “if HR 3523 were presented to the President, his senior advisors would recommend he veto the bill.” As much discussed and pointed out in today’s House Rules Committee meeting, this language is not as strong as language that could have been inserted in the SAP to the effect that the President “will veto” the bill if it passes Congress. The bill is scheduled to be taken up on the House floor as early as tomorrow afternoon (with actual timing subject to when the Rules Committee issues a rule on amendments that will be in order). The vote on the amendments and bill are expected to conclude by Friday of this week, before the House begins a week-long recess next week.