The National Invasive Species Act (NISA) is a United States federal law intended to prevent invasive species from entering inland waters through ballast water carried by ships. NISA reauthorized and amended a previous measure, the Non-indigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 (NANPCA).
Organisms targeted by NISA are categorized as aquatic nuisance species, including in particular zebra mussels ...
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.
Representative for Ohio's 19th congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 3, 1996
Length: 20 pages
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
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.
Updated bill text was published as of Committee Discharged.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 4283 (104th) was a 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.
This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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