HR 668

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 668

To amend the Federal Power Act to protect the bulk-power system and electric infrastructure critical to the defense and well-being of the United States against natural and manmade electromagnetic pulse (`EMP') threats and vulnerabilities.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 11, 2011

Mr. FRANKS of Arizona (for himself, Mr. BARTLETT, Mr. HALL, Mr. LAMBORN, Mr. KING of Iowa, Mr. AKIN, Mr. BROUN of Georgia, Mr. MARCHANT, Mr. POSEY, Mr. WEST, Mr. LOBIONDO, Mr. BISHOP of Utah, Mr. HUNTER, Mr. TERRY, Mr. KLINE, Mr. DANIEL E. LUNGREN of California, Mr. STEARNS, Mr. KING of New York, Mr. TURNER, Ms. CLARKE of New York, Mr. GARAMENDI, Mr. SAM JOHNSON of Texas, Mr. JOHNSON of Ohio, Mr. JORDAN, and Mr. ROYCE) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend the Federal Power Act to protect the bulk-power system and electric infrastructure critical to the defense and well-being of the United States against natural and manmade electromagnetic pulse (`EMP') threats and vulnerabilities.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. AMENDMENT TO THE FEDERAL POWER ACT.

`SEC. 215A. CRITICAL ELECTRIC INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY.

SEC. 4. BUDGETARY COMPLIANCE.

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