To control the spread of aquatic invasive species between the Great Lakes basin and the Mississippi River basin, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 11, 2014
Length: 7 pages
Dec 11, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on December 11, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
Dec 11, 2014
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H.R. 5861 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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