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H.R. 359: 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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jerry McNerney

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

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Last Updated: Jan 9, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Jan 9, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Jul 17, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 17, 2019.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
See Instead

S. 2095 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Sep 25, 2019

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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. Chris Coons [D-DE] on May 20, 2015

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform 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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H.R. 359 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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