Chemical Sector Seeks New CFATS Vehicles After NDAA Amendment Fails

June 20, 2024
Sources with the chemicals industry say they are again looking for fresh legislative avenues to reauthorize the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program after an amendment that would have added it to the annual defense authorization bill failed to reach the House floor. While the House Rules Committee’s decision not to make a CFATS amendment to the fiscal year 2025 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) “in order” for a floor vote is disappointing for supporters, one chemical-sector leader says it...

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