H.R. 2868 (111th): Continuing Chemical Facilities Antiterrorism Security Act of 2010


Jun 15, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 6, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.


Bennie Thompson

Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2010
Length: 192 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to enhance security and protect against acts of terrorism against chemical facilities, to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to enhance the security of public water systems, and to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to enhance the security of wastewater treatment works, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Continuing Chemical Facilities Antiterrorism Security Act of 2010 - Amends the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007 to extend for three years (until October 4, 2013) the authority of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 15, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 23, 2009
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Nov 6, 2009
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 16, 2010
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2868”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (8D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Nov 6, 2009 3:44 p.m.
Agreed to 253/168
Nov 6, 2009 3:51 p.m.
Failed 165/262
Nov 6, 2009 3:58 p.m.
Failed 186/241
Nov 6, 2009 4:05 p.m.
Failed 193/236
Nov 6, 2009 4:12 p.m.
Failed 196/232
Nov 6, 2009 4:51 p.m.
Passed 230/193

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