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Sen. Johnson Statement on Bipartisan HSGAC EMP, GMD Legislation in NDAA

On March 26, 2019, the Trump Administration issued Executive Order 13865, “Coordinating National Resilience to Electromagnetic Pulses,” to move the federal government toward actionable EMP and GMD mitigation efforts.

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, sponsored a bipartisan amendment that was included in the FY 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed by the Senate Tuesday that codifies portions of the executive order.

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