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S. 79 (115th): Securing Energy Infrastructure Act

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A bill to provide for the establishment of a pilot program to identify security vulnerabilities of certain entities in the energy sector.

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Sponsor and status

Angus King

Sponsor. Senator for Maine. Independent.

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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2018
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Jan 10, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 20, 2018 but was never passed by the House.

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What legislators are saying

King, Risch Bill to Protect Energy Infrastructure Secures Western Governors’ Association Endorsement
    — Sen. Angus King [I-ME] (Sponsor) on Sep 18, 2017

Risch, King Bill to Protect Energy Infrastructure Secures Western Governors' Association Endorsement
    — Sen. James Risch [R-ID] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 18, 2017

Energy and Natural Resources Committee Advances 24 Measures
    — Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] on Mar 8, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 79 will add $12 million in new spending through 2023.

History

Jan 10, 2017
 
Introduced

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Mar 28, 2017
 
Considered by Energy

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Mar 8, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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May 10, 2018
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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Dec 20, 2018
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

S. 79 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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