H.R. 261 (111th): Chemical Facility Security Improvement Act of 2009

To provide that no Federal funds may be used by the Secretary of Homeland Security to approve a site security plan for a chemical facility, unless the facility meets or exceeds security standards and requirements to protect the facility against acts of terrorism established for such a facility by the State or local government for the area where the facility is located, and for other purposes.

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Jan 7, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 7, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sheila Jackson Lee

Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2009
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Jan 7, 2009

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