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


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.


Daniel Inouye

Senator from Hawaii



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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.

Summary (CRS)

3/3/2008--Reported to Senate amended.Ballast Water Management Act of 2007 - Section3 - Amends the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 to replace provisions relating to preventing the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 7, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 27, 2007
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1578”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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