H.R. 68 (113th): Chemical Facility Security Improvement Act of 2013


Jan 3, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 3, 2013, 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 3, 2013
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

1/3/2013--Introduced.Chemical Facility Security Improvement Act of 2013 - Prohibits federal funds from being used by the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to approve a site security plan for a chemical ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 3, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 68”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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H.R. 225 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 7, 2011

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