H.R. 2423 (110th): Ballast Water Management Act of 2007


May 22, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 22, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Steven LaTourette

Representative for Ohio's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 22, 2007
Length: 38 pages

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S. 1578 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Sep 27, 2007

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

5/22/2007--Introduced.Ballast Water Management Act of 2007 - Amends the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 to direct the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard ... Read more >

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May 22, 2007

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2423”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (5R) (show)
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S. 1578 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 27, 2007

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