S.3799 - Cyanide Safety Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] (Introduced 08/03/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||08/03/2006 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.|
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Summary: S.3799 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/03/2006)
Cyanide Safety Act of 2006 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to require any person who sells or otherwise transfers, at a retail level, hydrogen cyanide and its salts, to: (1) obtain a license for such sale from the Secretary; and (2) record such sale or transfer, including the identity and address of the recipient and the intended use.
Directs the Secretary and the Attorney General to conduct a study of the manufacturing and distribution process of cyanide to determine actions to safeguard the public from its wrongful use, particularly by terrorists, including a determination as to the feasibility and desirability of establishing a central registry of all lot specifications of cyanide to provide quick access to investigative and law enforcement agencies.