April 4, 2020
CFATS’ Future In Doubt As Lawmakers Face Impasse Ahead Of Deadline
With the federal chemical security program’s power slated to expire next month, its future is in doubt as lawmakers are at an impasse over whether to eliminate and replace it with a voluntary effort that the Trump administration and some Senate Republicans favor, or temporarily extend it as House Democrats and some industry groups prefer. In the Senate, Ron Johnson (R-WI), chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, March 11 dropped plans to mark-up S. 3416, a bill...
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