All Information (Except Text) for S.814 - Protecting Communities from Chemical Explosions Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lautenberg, Frank R. [D-NJ] (Introduced 04/25/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/25/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
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|04/25/2013||Introduced in Senate|
04/25/2013 Introduced in Senate
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|04/25/2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.|
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04/25/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
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|Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs||04/25/2013||Referred to|
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Introduced in Senate (04/25/2013)
Protecting Communities from Chemical Explosions Act of 2013 - Amends the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007 to make any owner or operator of a chemical facility that holds a quantity of a chemical of interest that is at or above the screening threshold quantity established under interim final regulations establishing security performance standards and requiring site security plans for chemical facilities, and that does not file a Chemical Security Assessment Tool Top-Screen with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), liable for a civil penalty.
Subjects an officer of an entity that owns or operates, or an owner or operator of, a chemical facility that holds a quantity of a chemical of interest that is at or above the screening threshold quantity, who intentionally fails to file a Chemical Security Assessment Tool Top-Screen with DHS, to a fine, up to six years' imprisonment, or both.