Categories for CFATS

CFATS Lapses as Congress Fails to Reauthorize by July 27th Expiration Date

The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program, which provides uniform standards for chemical manufacturers to ensure facility safety, expired on July 27 due to inaction by the Senate. The House passed H.R. 4470, the Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act, on July 25 by a vote of 409-1. 

July 28, 2023

2020 Government Relations Year-End Report

2020 saw SOCMA's Government Relations team continuing its efforts in support of the Specialty & Fine Chemical industry. With the collaboration from members, we were able to advocate for the industry despite not being able to host our Annual Policy Summit & Fly-in.

January 5, 2021