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

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.



Apr 14, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

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.


Edward “Ed” Markey

Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2010
Length: 30 pages


Apr 14, 2010

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Apr 15, 2010
Reported by Committee

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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.

H.R. 5026 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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