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H.R. 359 (116th): Enhancing Grid Security through Public-Private Partnerships Act

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To provide for certain programs and developments in the Department of Energy concerning the cybersecurity and vulnerabilities of, and physical threats to, the electric grid, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Jerry McNerney

Sponsor. Representative for California's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2020
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Jan 9, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 29, 2020 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

3 Cosponsors (3 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Energy and Commerce Committee approves Latta efforts on stopping robocalls, improving grid security
    — Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 17, 2019

Upton and Walden Statement on Full Committee Passage of Energy Bills
    — Rep. Fred Upton [R-MI6] on Jul 17, 2019

Senator Coons urges colleagues to reform the PATRIOT Act, protect Americans' privacy
    — Sen. Christopher Coons [D-DE] on May 20, 2015

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 359 will be negligible.

History

Jan 9, 2019
 
Introduced

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May 16, 2019
 
Considered by Energy

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Jul 17, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Oct 28, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Sep 25, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Sep 29, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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.

H.R. 359 (116th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 359. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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