The SHIELD Act (H.R. 668) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned.

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H.R. 668: Secure High-voltage Infrastructure for Electricity from Lethal Damage Act

Summary: 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. (More Info)

The SHIELD Act (H.R. 668) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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21 individuals support the reintroduction of H.R. 668 (112th). View report

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EMPact America 1,420 Facebook fans 1,335 Twitter followers

EMPact America fully endorses the SHIELD Act (HR 668).

The SHIELD Act was introduced by Congressman Trent Franks, with broad co-sponsorship, to protect our country against natural and manmade EMP threats and vulnerabilities. It has already gained broad bi-partisan support, but it needs to be a top priority for every member of Congress (House and Senate). In order for that to happen, they need to hear from as many of their constituents as possible. Last year, the SHIELD Act’s predecessor (the GRID Act, HR 5026) passed unanimously in the House but never made it to the floor of the ...

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More Info: Guard the GRID - SHIELD Act (HR 668)