H.R.3829 - TUFGRID Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] (Introduced 09/26/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/29/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3829 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/26/2017)
The Uniform Federal Grants for Resilient Infrastructure and Design Act of 2017 or the TUFGRID Act of 2017
This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish and carry out a program to provide grants to states, local governments, and electric utilities to make electric infrastructure more resilient to hurricanes, tornadoes, and other major weather-related events.
DOE must give priority in awarding grants to governments and electric utilities that serve areas historically prone to hurricanes, tornadoes, or other major weather-related events.
The federal share of the costs of a project or activity carried out using a grant under the program may not exceed 50%.