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H.R. 362: Energy Emergency Leadership Act


The text of the bill below is as of Oct 28, 2019 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 203

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 362

[Report No. 116–255]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 9, 2019

(for himself and Mr. Walberg) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

October 28, 2019

Additional sponsors: Mr. Van Drew and Mr. Fitzpatrick

October 28, 2019

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed


A BILL

To amend the Department of Energy Organization Act with respect to functions assigned to Assistant Secretaries, and for other purposes.


1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Energy Emergency Leadership Act.

2.

Functions assigned to Assistant Secretaries

Subsection (a) of section 203 of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7133(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

(12)

Energy emergency and energy security functions, including—

(A)

responsibilities with respect to infrastructure, cybersecurity, emerging threats, supply, and emergency planning, coordination, response, and restoration; and

(B)

upon request of a State, local, or tribal government or energy sector entity, and in consultation with other Federal agencies as appropriate, provision of technical assistance, support, and response capabilities with respect to energy security threats, risks, and incidents.

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October 28, 2019

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed