H.R. 5026 (111th): GRID Act

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 14, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 9, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Edward “Ed” Markey

Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2010
Length: 30 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Power Act to protect the bulk-power system and electric infrastructure critical to the defense of the United States against cybersecurity and other threats and vulnerabilities.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 14, 2010
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 15, 2010
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 9, 2010
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 27, 2010
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

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