S. 473 (112th): Continuing Chemical Facilities Antiterrorism Security Act of 2011


Mar 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 29, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Susan Collins

Senator from Maine



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Last Updated: Oct 17, 2011
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to extend the chemical facility security program of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Continuing Chemical Facilities Antiterrorism Security Act of 2011 - Amends the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007 to extend until October 4, 2014, the authority of the Secretary of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 3, 2011

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Jun 29, 2011
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 473”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2996 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 4, 2010

H.R. 916 (Related)
Continuing Chemical Facilities Antiterrorism Security Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 2011

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