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H.R.2868 Continuing Chemical Facilities Antiterrorism Security Act of 2010, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Dec 16, 2010 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 700.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on November 06, 2009, with a roll call of 230 ayes, 193 nays, and 11 not voting.

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    • American Chemical Society

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    • H.R.2868: Unemployed Workers Hiring Act of 2011 ... - OpenCongress - September 07, 2011 by opencongress.org - All Bill Titles. <li><em>Short:</em> Unemployed Workers Hiring Act of 2011<em> as introduced.</em></li><li><em>Official:</em> To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide payroll tax relief to

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      As noted by opencongress.org on September 07, 2011, "All Bill Titles. &lt;li&gt;&lt;em&gt;Short:&lt;/em&gt; Unemployed Workers Hiring Act of 2011&lt;em&gt; as introduced.&lt;/em&gt;&lt;/li&gt;&lt;li&gt;&lt;em&gt;Official:&lt;/em&gt; To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide payroll tax relief to " (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h2868/show)
    • AWWA: Local Decision-Making Critical to Water Security, Public ... - December 31, 2010 by tdwebz.com - A bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives in the fall, H.R. 2868, would create a new chemical security program for water and wastewater utilities under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, with the U.S. Department of ...

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      As noted by tdwebz.com on December 31, 2010, "A bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives in the fall, H.R. 2868, would create a new chemical security program for water and wastewater utilities under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, with the U.S. Department of ..." (http://tdwebz.com/terrorism/?p=1727)
    • GAO Issues Report on Sexual Abuse of Kids in K-12 Schools ... - December 22, 2010 by Security Management News & Analysis - The Senate replaced H.R. 2868 with a new version of the bill. The version passed by the Senate committee is identical to the House version in some respects. It would extend existing law, and maintain current Department of Homeland ...

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      As noted by Security Management News & Analysis on December 22, 2010, "The Senate replaced H.R. 2868 with a new version of the bill. The version passed by the Senate committee is identical to the House version in some respects. It would extend existing law, and maintain current Department of Homeland ..." (http://www.securitymanagement.com/news/gao-issues-report-sexual-abuse-kids-k-12-schools-007983)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Chemical Industry Puppet or Homeland Security Advisory Committee? - December 02, 2010 by Greenpeace USA (blog) - Together they spent $31 million on lobbying last year, which included efforts to weaken or oppose legislation (HR 2868) that passed the House of ...

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      As noted by Greenpeace USA (blog) on December 02, 2010, " Together they spent $31 million on lobbying last year, which included efforts to weaken or oppose legislation (HR 2868) that passed the House of ... " (http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/en/news-and-blogs/campaign-blog/chemical-industry-puppet-or-homeland-security/blog/29261)
    • - November 29, 2010 by Chemical &amp; Engineering News - The Democrat-controlled House passed comprehensive legislation (HR 2868) last year to permanently authorize CFATS, but Republicans—and the chemical ...

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      As noted by Chemical &amp; Engineering News on November 29, 2010, " The Democrat-controlled House passed comprehensive legislation (HR 2868) last year to permanently authorize CFATS, but Republicans—and the chemical ... " (http://pubs.acs.org/cen/government/88/8847gov1.html)
    • NACD Commends Senate Committee for Passage of Common Sense Chemical Security ... - July 27, 2010 by PR Newswire (press release) - Unlike the version of HR 2868 passed by the House of Representatives late last year that imposes inherently-safer technology mandates and other significant ...

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      As noted by PR Newswire (press release) on July 27, 2010, " Unlike the version of HR 2868 passed by the House of Representatives late last year that imposes inherently-safer technology mandates and other significant ... " (http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/nacd-commends-senate-committee-for-passage-of-common-sense-chemical-security-legislation-99480979.html)
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