H.R. 4283 (104th): National Invasive Species Act of 1996


Sep 28, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 26, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 26, 1996.


Pub.L. 104-332


Steven LaTourette

Representative for Ohio's 19th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 3, 1996
Length: 20 pages

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Full Title

To provide for ballast water management to prevent the introduction and spread of nonindigenous species into the waters of the United States, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 3217 (Related)
National Invasive Species Act of 1996

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 24, 1996

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 4283” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Sep 28, 1996
Passed House
Sep 28, 1996
Vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate
Oct 3, 1996
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 26, 1996


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