H.R. 1389 (109th): Ammonium Nitrate Security Act

Mar 17, 2005 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Maurice Hinchey
Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district
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Mar 17, 2005
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 5140 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 23, 2004


This bill was introduced on March 17, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Mar 17, 2005
Referred to Committee Mar 17, 2005
Full Title

To prohibit the importation, manufacture, distribution, or storage of ammonium nitrate compound without a license, to prohibit the receipt of ammonium nitrate compound without a license or permit, and for other purposes.


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2 cosponsors (2D) (show)

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Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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Ammonium Nitrate Security Act - Amends the Federal criminal code to redefine explosives to include ammonium nitrate compound.
Makes it unlawful for any person to engage in the business of importing, manufacturing, or dealing in ammonium nitrate compound materials without a license.
Requires the Attorney General to promulgate regulations specifically related to the storage of such compounds.
Modifies requirements for explosive material licenses and user permits to exempt an applicant from the fee for a license or user permit for ammonium nitrate compound. Excludes employees who will be authorized to possess ammonium nitrate compounds from the requirement that they be checked for convictions of certain felonies.
Sets forth fines and penalties for violation of this Act.

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