Senate Proposals to Enhance Chemical Facility Security
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE
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The 109th Congress is considering how to address the risks and consequences of potential terrorist attacks on chemical facilities. This report compares and analyzes two bills in the Senate that would address these issues S. 2145, as reported, and S. 2486, as introduced. S. 2145 was reported, amended without written report, by the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on June 26, 2006. For background information on chemical facility security and summaries of other legislative proposals, see CRS Report RL31530, Chemical Facility Security. For more information about alternative legislative approaches, see CRS Report RL33043, Legislative Approaches to Chemical Facility Security.
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