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S. 174: Securing Energy Infrastructure Act

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A bill to provide for the establishment of a pilot program to identify security vulnerabilities of certain entities in the energy sector.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Angus King

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Maine. Independent.

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Last Updated: Aug 16, 2019
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Jan 17, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 1790: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2019. (compare text)
Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

King on Risk of Cyberattacks: “This is not a threat. This is happening now. We are under attack.”
    — Sen. Angus King [I-ME] (Sponsor) on Feb 14, 2019

Risch Priorities Pass Energy and Natural Resources Committee
    — Sen. James Risch [R-ID] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 16, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 174 will add $12 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Jan 17, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 16, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Aug 16, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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.

S. 174 is 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 S. 174. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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