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                                                 Union Calendar No. 244
116th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 370

                      [Report No. 116-303, Part I]

 To require the Secretary of Energy to carry out a program relating to 
physical security and cybersecurity for pipelines and liquefied natural 
                            gas facilities.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            January 9, 2019

Mr. Upton (for himself and Mr. Loebsack) introduced the following bill; 
       which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

                           November 20, 2019

                    Additional sponsor: Mr. Van Drew

                           November 20, 2019

     Reported and referred to the Committee on Transportation and 
 Infrastructure for a period ending not later than November 20, 2019, 
  for consideration of such provisions of the bill as fall within the 
    jurisdiction of that committee pursuant to clause 1(r) of rule X

                           November 20, 2019

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure discharged; committed to 
the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered 
                             to be printed


_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL


 
 To require the Secretary of Energy to carry out a program relating to 
physical security and cybersecurity for pipelines and liquefied natural 
                            gas facilities.


 


    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Pipeline and LNG Facility 
Cybersecurity Preparedness Act''.

SEC. 2. PHYSICAL SECURITY AND CYBERSECURITY FOR PIPELINES AND LIQUEFIED 
              NATURAL GAS FACILITIES.

    The Secretary of Energy, in carrying out the Department of Energy's 
functions pursuant to the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 
U.S.C. 7101 et seq.), and in consultation with appropriate Federal 
agencies, representatives of the energy sector, the States, and other 
stakeholders, shall carry out a program--
            (1) to establish policies and procedures to coordinate 
        Federal agencies, States, and the energy sector, including 
        through councils or other entities engaged in sharing, 
        analysis, or sector coordinating, to ensure the security, 
        resiliency, and survivability of natural gas pipelines 
        (including natural gas transmission and distribution 
        pipelines), hazardous liquid pipelines, and liquefied natural 
        gas facilities;
            (2) to coordinate response and recovery by Federal 
        agencies, States, and the energy sector, to physical incidents 
        and cyber incidents impacting the energy sector;
            (3) to develop, for voluntary use, advanced cybersecurity 
        applications and technologies for natural gas pipelines 
        (including natural gas transmission and distribution 
        pipelines), hazardous liquid pipelines, and liquefied natural 
        gas facilities;
            (4) to perform pilot demonstration projects relating to 
        physical security and cybersecurity for natural gas pipelines 
        (including natural gas transmission and distribution 
        pipelines), hazardous liquid pipelines, and liquefied natural 
        gas facilities with representatives of the energy sector;
            (5) to develop workforce development curricula for the 
        energy sector relating to physical security and cybersecurity 
        for natural gas pipelines (including natural gas transmission 
        and distribution pipelines), hazardous liquid pipelines, and 
        liquefied natural gas facilities; and
            (6) to provide technical tools to help the energy sector 
        voluntarily evaluate, prioritize, and improve physical security 
        and cybersecurity capabilities of natural gas pipelines 
        (including natural gas transmission and distribution 
        pipelines), hazardous liquid pipelines, and liquefied natural 
        gas facilities.

SEC. 3. SAVINGS CLAUSE.

    Nothing in this Act shall be construed to modify the authority of 
any Federal agency other than the Department of Energy relating to 
physical security or cybersecurity for natural gas pipelines (including 
natural gas transmission and distribution pipelines), hazardous liquid 
pipelines, or liquefied natural gas facilities.
                                                 Union Calendar No. 244

116th CONGRESS

  1st Session

                               H. R. 370

                      [Report No. 116-303, Part I]

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL

 To require the Secretary of Energy to carry out a program relating to 
physical security and cybersecurity for pipelines and liquefied natural 
                            gas facilities.

_______________________________________________________________________

                           November 20, 2019

     Reported and referred to the Committee on Transportation and 
 Infrastructure for a period ending not later than November 20, 2019, 
  for consideration of such provisions of the bill as fall within the 
    jurisdiction of that committee pursuant to clause 1(r) of rule X

                           November 20, 2019

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure discharged; committed to 
the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered 
                             to be printed

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