H.R.251: An Act to extend by 15 months the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.

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Bill Summary

Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program Extension Act This bill extends by two years the Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.251.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 17
On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H696)
Jan. 17
Mr. Thompson (MS) moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendments. (consideration: CR H696-698)
Jan. 17
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 17
On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to by voice vote.
Jan. 17
The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendments to H.R. 251.
Jan. 17
Mr. Thompson (MS) moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendments.
Jan. 16
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S279)
Jan. 16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Jan. 16

Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.

Jan. 16
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Jan. 10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 8.
Jan. 9
Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Jan. 8

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 414 - 3 (Roll no. 14). (text: CR H266)

Jan. 8
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H276-277)
Jan. 8
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H266-270)
Jan. 8
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 8

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 414 - 3 (Roll no. 14).

Jan. 8
Considered as unfinished business.
Jan. 8
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Jan. 8
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 251.
Jan. 8
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Jan. 8
Mr. Thompson (MS) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Jan. 4
Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Jan. 4

Introduced in the House by Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.)

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