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H.R. 5428 (116th): Grid Modernization Research and Development Act of 2020

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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: Aug 11, 2020
Length: 36 pages
Introduced
Dec 13, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 12, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

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).

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 133: H.R. 133: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 [Including Coronavirus Stimulus & Relief]
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 27, 2020. (compare text)
Cosponsors

4 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

house passes bipartisan clean economy jobs and innovation act
    — Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA17] (Sponsor) on Sep 24, 2020

Herrera Beutlers Legislation to Strengthen Grid Security and Increase Energy Efficiency Signed into Law
    — Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA3] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 30, 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 SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 5428 will add $1.2 billion in new spending through 2025.

History

Dec 13, 2019
 
Introduced

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Dec 19, 2019
 
Considered by Energy

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Feb 12, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Aug 11, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

H.R. 5428 (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. 5428. 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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