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April 15, 2011
 
Discussion Draft of Electric Sector Cyber Security Bill
Posted to Website; Hearing Planned for Early May
 
 
Today, Chairman Bingaman and Ranking Member Murkowski released a joint staff draft of legislation addressing the cyber security of the bulk power system and electric infrastructure.
 
The 12-page draft will serve as the basis for discussion among lawmakers and stakeholders and will inform a hearing on the issue that Senate Energy Committee is planning in May.  Full text of the joint staff draft can be read here.
 
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