House bill seeks CFATS roadmap, could delay $20M in DHS funding

05/16/2013 | Global Security Newswire

A bill from the House Appropriations Committee could withhold $20 million from the Department of Homeland Security's fiscal 2014 budget until DHS outlines plans for its Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program. The measure would delay the funding until DHS provides "an expenditure plan ... that includes the number of facilities covered by the program, inspectors on-board, inspections pending, and inspections projected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2014," according to the bill.

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