The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act of 2009 (H.R. 2868) passed the House on Friday along party lines with 91% of Democrats voting for the measure and 100% of Republicans voting against it. The Act proposes to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for the regulation of security practices at chemical facilities and to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act and Federal Water Pollution Control Act to enhance security of public water systems and wastewater treatment works.
More information on H.R. 2868 can be found here.