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      Senate Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedJanuary 26th, 2009

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Official Title

A bill to amend section 845 of title 18, United States Code, relating to explosives, to grant the Attorney General exemption authority.


Amends the federal criminal code to: (1) exempt pest control pyrotechnics manufactured, imported, used, and stored in accordance with regulations issued by the Attorney General from requirements governing the importation, manufacture, distribution, and storage of explosive materials; and (2) authorize the Attorney General to exempt from all or a part of such requirements explosive materials or devices containing such materials when a determination is made that such materials or devices are of a type that does not pose a threat to public safety and are unlikely to be used as a weapon.

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