H.R.4191 - Great Lakes Ecology Protection Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hoekstra, Peter [R-MI-2] (Introduced 04/05/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||04/06/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.|
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Summary: H.R.4191 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Great Lakes Ecology Protection Act of 2000 - Amends the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 to direct the Secretary of Transportation to issue regulations to prevent the introduction and spread of aquatic nuisance species within the Great Lakes. Calls upon such regulations to require, among other things, the use of environmentally sound treatment methods for ballast water and ballast sediments, such as sterilization, in preventing and controlling infestations of aquatic nuisance species.
Introduced in House (04/05/2000)
Sets forth provisions requiring maximum public participation in, and advance notice of, proposed rulemaking with respect to such regulations.