A bill to amend the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 to establish vessel ballast water management requirements, and for other purposes.
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Jun 7, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 27, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Hawaii
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Last Updated: Mar 3, 2008
Length: 128 pages
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2490 (108th).
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported by Committee
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 363 (109th).
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S. 1578 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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