S. 1578 (110th): Ballast Water Management Act of 2007

Introduced:

Jun 7, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 27, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Daniel Inouye

Senator from Hawaii

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 3, 2008
Length: 128 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 7, 2007
 
Introduced

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Sep 27, 2007
 
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Cosponsors
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Committee Assignments

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Votes

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