Bills Move Forward
- Senate Narrowly Kills Byrd's $15 Million In 'Emergency' Funds. // Human Events;12/17/2001, Vol. 57 Issue 47, p18
Reports that the United States Senate has rejected a Democratic bill that provides emergency spending for homeland security or terrorist recovery efforts on December 6, 2001. Proposed amount of emergency spending; Number of votes required to pass the bill; Objections of Republicans to the bill.
- US Senate passes amended version of CFATS bill. // Chemical Week;12/8/2014, p14
The article reports on the amended version of the Chemical and Facilitity Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program, House Resolution 4007, Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities From Terrorist Attacks Act of 2014, that has been passed by the U.S. Senate on December 10, 2014.
- Senate OKs Terror Insurance Extension. Adler, Joe // American Banker;11/19/2007, Vol. 172 Issue 223, p19
This article offers brief news and notes pertaining to the financial services industry in November 2007. In particular, the article reports that the U.S. Senate has passed legislation that would extend the U.S. government backstop for terrorism risk insurers for an additional seven years....
- Congress considers additional antiterrorism legislation. // Issues in Science & Technology;Spring2002, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p28
Reports that the U.S. House and U.S. Senate have passed or considering additional counterterrorism legislation in the aftermath of the attacks in 2001. Information on the bills passed by the House and Senate in December 2001; Features of the bills; Differences between the House and Senate bills.
- House and Senate Propose Bills to Extend CFATS. SISSELL, KARA // Chemical Week;3/7/2011, Vol. 173 Issue 6, p16
The article reports on the introduction of bills proposed by U.S. House and Senate lawmakers to extend the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) with the exclusion of inherently safer technologies (IST).
- Senate Advances Industry-Backed Plant Security Bill. Sissell, Kara // Chemical Week;8/2/2010, Vol. 172 Issue 18, p11
The article reports on the approval by the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee of a bill that would allow the extension of the U.S. chemical plant security law, the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), through October 4, 2013. The current CFATS law is...
- RIAA Criticized Over Effort To Change Anti-Terrorism Bill. Holland, Bill // Billboard;10/27/2001, Vol. 113 Issue 43, p10
Reports that the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has failed in an attempt to insert language in a United States Senate anti-terrorism bill. Efforts to change language that would allow content providers to disable the computers of those suspected of uploading and downloading...
- Statement on Senate Action on Legislation to Combat Terrorism and Terrorist Attacks. Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;10/15/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 41, p1470
Presents the text of a statement given by United States (U.S.) President George W. Bush on October 12, 2001, which dealt with the action of the U.S. Senate on legislation to combat global terrorism and terrorist attacks.
- Changes Proposed for Congress. // Congressional Digest;Apr46, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p126
Presents a verbatim recommendations and proposed changes of several legislations in the U.S. Congress. Proposition on the reorganization of the Senate committee; Limitation of persons qualifying under prescribed standards; Creation of policy committees.