If ACT holds true to form we February test takers should hear the news in a day or two. After receiving an initial email from ACT regarding the issue during my essay I haven't heard anything new from them. I am assuming they were waiting to see if they even needed to grade my essay or not. I don't think anyone really knows if one of the two essays was a practice prompt for future tests.
So we shall see, and hopefully the drama was much ado about nothing.