Push To Reauthorize CFATS In NDAA Fails As Program Lapse Nears Full Year

June 12, 2024
A bipartisan amendment to the fiscal year 2025 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would have reauthorized the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) lapsed Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standard (CFATS) has failed to reach the House floor, cutting off another avenue to revive the program almost a year after it expired. While a floor vote on the NDAA is still pending, the House Rules Committee during a June 11 markup did not make a CFATS reauthorization amendment “in order,” rendering it...

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