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H.R. 5428: Grid Modernization Research and Development Act of 2019

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To amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 and the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to direct Federal research on grid modernization and security, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Conor Lamb

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2019
Length: 33 pages
Dec 13, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Ordered Reported on Feb 12, 2020

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 12, 2020.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Lamb introduces bipartisan grid modernization research and development act of 2019
    — Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA17] (Sponsor) on Dec 17, 2019

Jaime Herrera Beutlers Legislation to Increase Energy Efficiency and Strengthen Grid Security Approved by Congressional Committee
    — Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA3] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 12, 2020

House Science Committee Adopts Tonko Energy Innovation Amendments
    — Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY20] on Feb 12, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 5428 will add $1.2 billion in new spending through 2025.


Dec 13, 2019

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Dec 19, 2019
Considered by Energy

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Feb 12, 2020
Ordered Reported

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