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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Great Lakes Invasive Species Control Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 to require application to all vessels equipped with ballast water tanks, including vessels that are not carrying ballast water, the requirement to carry out exchange of ballast water or alternative ballast water management methods prior to entry into any port within the Great Lakes, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
02/16/2006Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date
02/17/2006Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
02/17/2006Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
02/17/2006Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E186)
Action By: House of Representatives
02/16/2006Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/16/2006Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Transportation and Infrastructure02/16/2006 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation02/17/2006 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment02/17/2006 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/16/2006)

Great Lakes Invasive Species Control Act - Amends the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 to apply requirements directing vessels equipped with ballast water tanks to carry out exchange of ballast water or alternative ballast water management methods prior to entry into any port within the Great Lakes to vessels that are not carrying ballast water. Directs the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating to conduct a study of the effectiveness of alternative ballast water management methods in reducing the threat of invasive species to the Great Lakes.