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H.R.668 Secure High-voltage Infrastructure for Electricity from Lethal Damage Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Feb 18, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Energy and Power

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  • 82% of users support H.R.668

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  • H.R.668 has been viewed 7,477 times

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    • Traditional Values Coalition

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    • On May 31, 2011, by AmandaK - I seen that show on The History Channel, too ! It definitely scared me, so I started to look stuff up about it. I seen that tomorrow this guy Curtis Birnbach is going to be on this radio show on EMPactRadio.com. Apparently he's an expert on the whole electromagnetic pulse. I'm thinking it's going to be interesting. Here's the site if you wanna check it out: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/empact-radio/2011/06/01/empact-radio-with-dr-peter-vincent-pry

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      As noted by AmandaK, a user on OpenCongress.org, on May 31, 2011, "I seen that show on The History Channel, too ! It definitely scared me, so I started to look stuff up about it. I seen that tomorrow this guy Curtis Birnbach is going to be on this radio show on EMPactRadio.com. Apparently he's an expert on the whole electromagnetic pulse. I'm thinking it's going to be interesting. Here's the site if you wanna check it out: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/empact-radio/2011/06/01/empact-radio-with-dr-peter-vincent-pry"
    • On May 31, 2011, by AmandaK - I seen that show on The History Channel, too ! It scared the crap out of me, so I started to look stuff up about it. I seen that tomorrow this guy Curtis Birnbach is going to be on this radio show on EMPactRadio.com. Apparently he's an expert on the whole electromagnetic pulse. I'm thinking it's going to be interesting. Here's the site if you wanna check it out: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/empact-radio/2011/06/01/empact-radio-with-dr-peter-vincent-pry

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      As noted by AmandaK, a user on OpenCongress.org, on May 31, 2011, "I seen that show on The History Channel, too ! It scared the crap out of me, so I started to look stuff up about it. I seen that tomorrow this guy Curtis Birnbach is going to be on this radio show on EMPactRadio.com. Apparently he's an expert on the whole electromagnetic pulse. I'm thinking it's going to be interesting. Here's the site if you wanna check it out: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/empact-radio/2011/06/01/empact-radio-with-dr-peter-vincent-pry"
    • On May 11, 2011, by SignOfTheDollar - I saw that "scare everyone to death" show on The History Channel too! Why spend taxpayer money to fix this remotely possible problem? Shouldn't the utility companies pay for this themselves?

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      As noted by SignOfTheDollar, a user on OpenCongress.org, on May 11, 2011, "I saw that "scare everyone to death" show on The History Channel too! Why spend taxpayer money to fix this remotely possible problem? Shouldn't the utility companies pay for this themselves?"

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • “Doomsday Preppers,” the Truth about the Prepper Movement ... - July 22, 2012 by newsmaster - My research showed proposed legislation known as the SHIELD Act (H.R. 668) would promulgate standards necessary to protect the grid, yet I was alarmed at how woefully unprepared we are. Such an event would be so ...

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      As noted by newsmaster on July 22, 2012, "My research showed proposed legislation known as the SHIELD Act (H.R. 668) would promulgate standards necessary to protect the grid, yet I was alarmed at how woefully unprepared we are. Such an event would be so ..." (/url?q=http://deiure.net/doomsday-preppers-the-truth-about-the-prepper-movement/&sa=U&ei=lIwXUNyeE4ns8wTmjIGICA&ved=0CEYQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNENs6HhjKZf44X_EinvTasatiBUAA)
    • “Doomsday Preppers,” the Truth about the Prepper Movement ... - July 22, 2012 by newsmaster - My research showed proposed legislation known as the SHIELD Act (H.R. 668) would promulgate standards necessary to protect the grid, yet I was alarmed at how woefully unprepared we are. Such an event would be so ...

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      As noted by newsmaster on July 22, 2012, "My research showed proposed legislation known as the SHIELD Act (H.R. 668) would promulgate standards necessary to protect the grid, yet I was alarmed at how woefully unprepared we are. Such an event would be so ..." (/url?q=http://deiure.net/doomsday-preppers-the-truth-about-the-prepper-movement/&sa=U&ei=IV4TUOu2Doe-0AHF1oGgBA&ved=0CEYQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNHCGdIFi1mQz7aNeiSyQtxEEWefOA)
    • “Doomsday Preppers,” the Truth about the Prepper Movement ... - July 22, 2012 by newsmaster - My research showed proposed legislation known as the SHIELD Act (H.R. 668) would promulgate standards necessary to protect the grid, yet I was alarmed at how woefully unprepared we are. Such an event would be so ...

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      As noted by newsmaster on July 22, 2012, "My research showed proposed legislation known as the SHIELD Act (H.R. 668) would promulgate standards necessary to protect the grid, yet I was alarmed at how woefully unprepared we are. Such an event would be so ..." (/url?q=http://deiure.net/doomsday-preppers-the-truth-about-the-prepper-movement/&sa=U&ei=pf4RUNr2MYnm6gHs04H4AQ&ved=0CEEQmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNFzLz78Kt69peSTqhJ8MHo4B7mU0g)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Electronic Weaponry Changing Modern Warfare - December 06, 2012 by The Epoch Times - ...starts knocking out your electrical relays.” Bellavia said he believes something can be done, and the answer could rest in the H.R.668 SHIELD Act (Secure High-voltage Infrastructure for Electricity from Lethal Damage). The bill was introduced by Rep.

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      As noted by The Epoch Times on December 06, 2012, "...starts knocking out your electrical relays.” Bellavia said he believes something can be done, and the answer could rest in the H.R.668 SHIELD Act (Secure High-voltage Infrastructure for Electricity from Lethal Damage). The bill was introduced by Rep. " (http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/united-states/electronic-weaponry-changing-modern-warfare-322306.html)
    • 1 in 8 chance earth will experience massive solar storm within next decade - March 01, 2012 by Global Post - ...power stations and stockpiling replacement parts at a cost of around $1 billion dollars. The US House of Representatives passed the bill necessary to move forward with the proposed project, however Senate has failed to act on Solar Shield Bill H.R.668..

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      As noted by Global Post on March 01, 2012, "...power stations and stockpiling replacement parts at a cost of around $1 billion dollars. The US House of Representatives passed the bill necessary to move forward with the proposed project, however Senate has failed to act on Solar Shield Bill H.R.668.." (http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/potential-solar-flare-could-knock-out-the-modern-world)
    • If Iran already has the bomb, what then?; Hardening infrastructure will be key to minimizing the threat - February 16, 2012 by Electric Light & Power - What is to be done? Congress should immediately pass the Shield Act (H.R. 668), which has been languishing in the House Energy and Commerce Committee for a year, and give top priority to the bill's goal: protecting the national electric grid from an EMP.

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      As noted by Electric Light & Power on February 16, 2012, "What is to be done? Congress should immediately pass the Shield Act (H.R. 668), which has been languishing in the House Energy and Commerce Committee for a year, and give top priority to the bill's goal: protecting the national electric grid from an EMP." (http://www.elp.com/index/from-the-wires/wire_news_display/1605415820.html)
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