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European Energy Security and Diversification Act of 2019

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European Energy Security and Diversification Act of 2019

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A bill to prioritize the efforts of and enhance coordination among United States agencies to encourage countries in Central and Eastern Europe to diversify their energy sources and supply routes, increase Europe's energy security, and help the United States reach its global energy security goals, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (2)

Date
12/17/2019Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Risch with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title. Without written report.
03/07/2019Introduced in Senate

All Actions (4)

Date
12/17/2019Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 331.
Action By: Senate
12/17/2019Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Risch with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title. Without written report.
12/11/2019Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
03/07/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (5)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Johnson, Ron [R-WI]* 03/07/2019
Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD]* 03/07/2019
Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL]* 03/07/2019
Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]* 03/07/2019
Sen. Gardner, Cory [R-CO]* 03/07/2019

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Foreign Relations03/07/2019 Referred to
12/11/2019 Markup by
12/17/2019 Reported by

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Reported to Senate (12/17/2019)

European Energy Security and Diversification Act of 2019

This bill directs the Department of State to prioritize assistance to develop energy infrastructure in Europe and Eurasia, in particular for projects involving the European Commission and countries in the region. Assistance shall include political and diplomatic support and funding assistance.

Projects eligible for such assistance include projects that improve electricity transmission infrastructure, energy efficiency, or power generation. The State Department shall give preference to projects that (1) link the energy systems of regional countries, (2) have been identified by the European Commission as integral for regional energy security, (3) are expected to enhance energy market integration and transparency, (4) can attract other sources of funding, and (5) can potentially use U.S. goods and services.

The President shall report to Congress annually about U.S. assistance provided under this bill.