Summary

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... Read More

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This bill was introduced on Jan 3, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Date Introduced
Jan 3, 2013

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Bill Text

A BILL

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.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Chemical Facility Security Improvement Act of 2013''.

SEC. 2. PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR SECURITY OF CHEMICAL FACILITIES.

(a) Limitation on Use of Funds.-- (1) Limitation.--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. (2) Definitions.--In this subsection, each of the terms ``site security plan'' and ``chemical facility'' has the meaning that the term has in section 550 of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007 (Public Law 109-295; 120 Stat. 1388), as amended by this Act. (b) Amendments to Existing Law Relating to Approval of Security Plans.--Section 550 of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007 (Public Law 109-295; 120 Stat. 1388)...

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I support H.R. 68: Chemical Facility Security Improvement Act of 2013 because...I WANT MY OFFICIAL, WITHHELD-WITHOUT-ANY-CAUSE, i.e., ILLEGALLY-WITHHELD, FULLY-UPDATED, FULLY-AUTHENTICATED, FULLY-AUTHORIZED, FULLY-EMPOWERED ET AL., ALL INCLUSIVE, U.S. ET AL., ALL INCLUSIVE, U.S. DOD ET AL., ALL INCLUSIVE, COMMON ACCESS CARDS (i.e., one set for the Delois Albert Brassell Estate (D-U-N-S Number 831823948 and active CAGE Code 5PAZ8) and another for the Robert James Brassell Estate (D-U-N-S Number 962019514 and active CAGE Code 64WJ9)) ASAP, i.e., NOW!!!!

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I oppose H.R. 68: Chemical Facility Security Improvement Act of 2013 because I think securing our chemical facilities is pretty dang important.

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brookd007
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2 years ago

Bill Summary

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 facility unless the facility meets or exceeds security standards and requirements to protect it against terrorist acts established by the state or local government for the area where it is located. Amends the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007 to: (1) repeal a provision prohibiting the Secretary from disapproving a site security plan based on the presence or absence of a particular security measure, (2) require vulnerability assessments and site security plans to be treated as sensitive security information, and (3) repeal a provision limiting to the Secretary any right of action against a chemical facility owner or operator to enforce security measures.

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