S. 589: Defending Our Great Lakes Act of 2015

A bill to provide an immediate measure to control the spread of aquatic nuisance species from the Mississippi River basin to the Great Lakes basin and to inform long-term measures to prevent the Interbasin transfer of aquatic nuisance species.

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Feb 26, 2015


Referred to Committee on Feb 26, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 26, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Debbie Stabenow

Senior Senator from Michigan



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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2015
Length: 10 pages


Feb 26, 2015

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Reported by Committee

Passed Senate

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 589 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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