CFATS legislation passed by Congress and signed into law by the President.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) relies on guidance documents to express and disseminate its views, interpret statutory and regulatory provisions, and implement various programs
These are the rules and Federal Register notices regarding the requirements in the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program managed by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).
Enforcement actions DHS can issue to a chemical facility found to be in violation of CFATS.
CISA places the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) notices in the Federal Register to provide public notice and/or seek comment on proposed rules and other information.
Advisory Opinions help clarify CFATS rules, whenever appropriate, and in the interest of effective administration of the CFATS program.
On August 1, 2013, the EO 13650 directed the federal government to improve the safety and security of chemical facilities and reduce the risks of hazardous chemicals to workers and communities. Under this order, CISA undertook a number of actions.