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

Introduced:

Sep 28, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 26, 1996

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

Law:

Pub.L. 104-332

Sponsor:

Steven LaTourette

Representative for Ohio's 19th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 3, 1996
Length: 20 pages

About the bill

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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History

Sep 28, 1996
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 28, 1996
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 3, 1996
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 3, 1996
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Committee Discharged.

Oct 26, 1996
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

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Committee Assignments

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Votes

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Subject Areas
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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