H.R.3050 – Enhancing State Energy Security Planning and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2017

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H.R.3050 – Enhancing State Energy Security Planning and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2017

Brief

The bill would “amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to provide Federal financial assistance to States to implement, review, and revise State energy security plans, and for other purposes.”

To that end the bill requires Federal financial assistance made available to a State to be used for the implementation, review, and revision of a State energy security plan that assesses the State’s existing circumstances and proposes methods to strengthen the ability of the State to secure the energy infrastructure of the State against all physical and cybersecurity threats; mitigate the risk of energy supply disruptions to the State and enhance the response to, and recovery from, energy disruptions; and ensure the State has a reliable, secure, and resilient energy infrastructure.

A State energy security plan shall

“(1) address all fuels, including petroleum products, other liquid fuels, coal, electricity, and natural gas, as well as regulated and unregulated energy providers;

“(2) provide a State energy profile, including an assessment of energy production, distribution, and end-use;

“(3) address potential hazards to each energy sector or system, including physical threats and cybersecurity threats;

“(4) provide a risk assessment of energy infrastructure and cross-sector interdependencies;

“(5) provide a risk mitigation approach to enhance reliability and end-use resilience; and

“(6) address multi-State and regional coordination planning and response.

 (Full text of H.R. 3050 at congress.gov)

Sponsor:  Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6] (Introduced 06/23/2017)

Status: Passed House /

VOTES and FLOOR ACTION

HOUSE

On Passage: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.

House Amendments:

Motion to recommit:

Text of the motion:

SENATE

On Passage:

Procedural Actions:

Senate Amendments:

COST AND IMPACT

Cost to the taxpayers:  Authorization of appropriations.—Section 365(f) of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6325(f)) is amended by striking “$125,000,000” and inserting “$90,000,000”; and by striking “2007 through 2012” and inserting “2018 through 2022”.

Pay-as-you-go requirements:  Data not available

Regulatory and Other Impact: Data not available

Dynamic Scoring:   Data not available

Tax Complexity:  Not applicable to this bill.

Earmark Certification:  Data not available

Duplication of programs: Data not available

Direct Rule-Making:  Data not available

Advisory Committee Statement: Data not available

Budget Authority: Data not available

Constitutional Authority:   Assumed.

 

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