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Congressional Bills - 108th Congress (2003-2004)

House

H.R.119 - Harmful Invasive Weed Control Act
Introduced:
Jan 7, 2003
Sponsor: Rep Hefley, Joel [CO-5]
Summary: To require the Secretary of the Interior to establish a program to provide assistance through States to eligible weed management entities to control or eradicate harmful, nonnative weeds on public and private land.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (70 KB)
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H.R.266 - National Invasive Species Council Act
Introduced:
Jan 8, 2003
Sponsor: Rep Ehlers, Vernon J. [MI-3]
Summary: To establish the National Invasive Species Council, and for other purposes.
Related Bills: H.R.1081
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (40 KB)
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H.R.273 - Nutria Eradication and Control Act of 2003
Introduced:
Jan 8, 2003
Sponsor: Rep Gilchrest, Wayne T. [MD-1]
Summary: To provide for the eradication and control of nutria in Maryland and Louisiana.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (30 KB)
Note: Signed by President Bush Apr 23, 2004, became Public Law No: 108-16
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H.R.695 - Tamarisk Research and Control Act of 2003
Introduced:
Feb 11, 2003
Sponsor: Rep McInnis, Scott [CO-3]
Summary: To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to make a grant to support research to develop enhanced methods for the long-term control and suppression of the invasive plant species tamarisk in the Colorado River watershed in western Colorado and eastern Utah.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (38 KB)
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H.R.989 - Great Lakes Ecology Protection Act of 2003
Introduced:
Feb 27, 2003
Sponsor: Rep Hoekstra, Peter [MI-2]
Summary: To require the issuance of regulations pursuant to the National Invasive Species Act of 1996 to assure, to the maximum extent practicable, that vessels entering the Great Lakes do not discharge ballast water that introduces or spreads nonindigenous aquatic species and treat such ballast water and its sediments through the most effective and efficient techniques available, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (28 KB)
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H.R.1042 - Forest Restoration and Fire Risk Reduction Act
Introduced:
Feb 27, 2003
Sponsor: Rep Udall, Mark [CO-2]
Summary: To authorize collaborative forest restoration and wildland fire hazard mitigation projects on National Forest System lands and other public and private lands, to improve the implementation of the National Fire Plan, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (79 KB)
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H.R.1080 - National Aquatic Invasive Species Act of 2003
Introduced:
Mar 6, 2003
Sponsor: Rep Gilchrest, Wayne T. [MD-1]
Summary: To amend the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 to reauthorize and improve that Act.
Related Bills: H.R.1081, S.525
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (182 KB)
Bill Status

H.R.1081 - Aquatic Invasive Species Research Act
Introduced:
Mar 5, 2003
Sponsor: Rep Ehlers, Vernon J. [MI-3]
Summary: To establish marine and freshwater research, development, and demonstration programs to support efforts to prevent, control, and eradicate invasive species, as well as to educate citizens and stakeholders and restore ecosystems.
Related Bills: H.R.266, H.R.1080, S.525, S.536
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (63 KB)
Bill Status
Note: Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 263, Apr 2, 2004

H.R.1105 - Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act
Introduced
: Mar 5, 2003
Sponsor: Rep Shays, Christopher [CT-4]
Summary: To designate as wilderness, wild and scenic rivers, national park and preserve study areas, wild land recovery areas, and biological connecting corridors certain public lands in the States of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (168 KB)
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H.R.2310 - Species Protection and Conservation of the Environment Act
Introduced:
Jun 3, 2003
Sponsor: Rep Rahall, Nick J., II [WV-3]
Summary: To protect, conserve, and restore native fish, wildlife, and their natural habitats on Federal lands and non-Federal lands through cooperative, incentive-based grants to control, mitigate, and eradicate harmful nonnative species, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (70 KB)
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H.R.2557 - Water Resources Development Act of 2003
Introduced:
Jun 23, 2003
Sponsor: Rep Young, Don [AK]
Summary: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2557) to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct various projects for improvements to rivers and harbors of the United States, and for other purposes.
Related Bills: H. Res. 375
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (362 KB)
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H.R.2639 - Community and Forest Protection Act
Introduced:
Jun 26, 2003
Sponsor: Rep Hooley, Darlene [OR-5]
Summary: To expedite procedures for hazardous fuels reduction activities and restoration in wildland fire prone National Forests, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (85 KB)
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H.R.2641 - Calfed Bay-Delta Authorization Act
Introduced:
Jun 26, 2003
Sponsor: Rep Miller, George [CA-7]
Summary: To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to implement the Calfed Bay-Delta Program.
Related Bills: S.1097
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (79 KB)
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H.R.2707 - Salt Cedar and Russian Olive Control Demonstration Act
Introduced:
Jul 10, 2003
Sponsor: Rep Pearce, Stevan [NM-2]
Summary: To direct the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture, acting through the U.S. Forest Service, to carry out a demonstration program to assess potential water savings through control of Salt Cedar and Russian Olive on forests and public lands administered by the Department of the Interior and the U.S. Forest Service.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (31 KB)
Bill Status
Note: HR-2707 was passed by the House Feb 24, 2004

H.R.2720 - Great Lakes Restoration Financing Act of 2003
Introduced:
Jul 14, 2003
Sponsor: Rep Emanuel, Rahm [IL-5]
Summary: To authorize appropriations for State programs and activities for the restoration of the Great Lakes, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (71 KB)
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H.R.2828 - Water Supply, Reliability, and Environmental Improvement Act
Introduced:
Jul 23, 2003
Sponsor: Rep Calvert, Ken [CA-44]
Summary: To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to implement water supply technology and infrastructure programs aimed at increasing and diversifying domestic water resources.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (115 KB)
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H.R.3122 - Great Lakes Water Protection Act of 2003
Introduced:
Nov 7, 2003
Sponsor: Rep Miller, Candice S. [MI-10]
Summary: To amend the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 to direct the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating to issue a regulation prohibiting a vessel with a ballast water tank from entering the Great Lakes if more than 5 percent of the capacity of the tank contains ballast water.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (26 KB)
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H.R.3479 - Brown Tree Snake Control and Eradication Act of 2004
Introduced:
Nov 7, 2003
Sponsor: Rep Calvert, Ken [CA-44]
Summary: To provide for the control and eradication of the brown tree snake on the island of Guam and the prevention of the introduction of the brown tree snake to other areas of the United States, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (62 KB)
Bill Status
Note: Signed by President Bush Oct 30, 2004, became Public Law No: 108-384

H.R.4114 - Migratory Bird Treaty Reform Act of 2004
Introduced:
Apr 1, 2004
Sponsor: Rep Gilchrest, Wayne T. [MD-1]
Summary: To amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to exclude non-native migratory bird species from the application of that Act, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (29 KB)
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H.R.4569 - To provide for the development of a national plan for the control and management of Sudden Oak Death, a tree disease caused by the fungus-like pathogen Phytophthora ramorum, and for other purposes
Introduced:
Jun 15, 2004
Sponsor: Rep Burns, Max [GA-12]
Summary: Directs the Secretary of Agriculture, through the Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service, to develop a national plan to control and manage Sudden Oak Death, a forest disease caused by the fungus-like pathogen Phytophthora ramorum.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (30 KB)
Bill Status
Note: Signed by President Bush Dec 23, 2004, became Public Law No: 108-488

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Senate

S.144 - Noxious Weed Control Act of 2004
Introduced:
Jan 13, 2003
Sponsor: Sen Craig, Larry E. [ID]
Summary: To require the Secretary of the Interior to establish a program to provide assistance through States to eligible weed management entities to control or eradicate harmful, nonnative weeds on public and private land.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (52 KB)
Bill Status
Note: S.144, the Noxious Weed Control Act of 2004 has just passed the House of Representatives as an ammendment to the Plant Protection Act of 2000 (10/4/04). Signed by President Bush Oct 30, 2004, became Public Law No: 108-412

S.525 - National Aquatic Invasive Species Act of 2003
Introduced:
Mar 5, 2003
Sponsor: Sen Levin, Carl [MI]
Summary: To amend the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 to reauthorize and improve that Act.
Related Bills: H.R.1080, H.R.1081
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (221 KB)
Bill Status

S.536 - National Invasive Species Council Act
Introduced:
Mar 5, 2003
Sponsor: Sen DeWine, Michael [OH]
Summary: To establish the National Invasive Species Council, and for other purposes.
Related Bills: H.R.1081
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (39 KB)
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S.1051 - Salt Cedar Council Demonstration Act
Introduced:
May 13, 2003
Sponsor: Sen Domenici, Pete V. [NM]
Summary: To direct the Secretary of the Interior to carry out a demonstration program to assess potential water savings through control of Salt Cedar and Russian Olive.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (23 KB)
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S.1097 - Calfed Bay-Delta Authorization Act
Introduced:
May 21, 2003
Sponsor: Sen Feinstein, Dianne [CA]
Summary: To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to implement the Calfed Bay-Delta Program.
Related Bills: H.R.2641
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (75 KB)
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S.1200 - Roadless Area Conservation Act of 2003
Introduced:
Jun 5, 2003
Sponsor: Sen Cantwell, Maria [WA]
Summary: To provide lasting protection for inventoried roadless areas within the National Forest System.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (47 KB)
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S.1236 - Tamarisk Control and Riparian Restoration Act
Introduced:
Jun 11, 2003
Sponsor: Sen Campbell, Ben Nighthorse [CO]
Summary: To direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish a program to control or eradicate tamarisk in the Western States, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (34 KB)
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S.1352 - Community and Forest Protection Act
Introduced:
Jun 26, 2003
Sponsor: Sen Wyden, Ron [OR]
Summary: To expedite procedures for hazardous fuels reduction activities and restoration in wildland fire prone national forests and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (83 KB)
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S.1398 - Great Lakes Environmental Restoration Act
Introduced:
Jul 14, 2003
Sponsor: Sen DeWine, Michael [OH]
Summary: To provide for the environmental restoration of the Great Lakes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (52 KB)
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S.2490 - Ballast Water Management Act of 2004
Introduced:
Jun 2, 2004
Sponsor: Sen Inouye, Daniel K. [HI]
Summary: 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.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (95 KB)
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S.2547 - Migratory Bird Treaty Reform Act of 2004
Introduced:
Jun 18, 2004
Sponsor: Sen Voinovich, George V. [OH]
Summary: To amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to exclude non-native migratory bird species from the application of that Act, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (132 KB)
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S.2575 - Sudden Oak Death Syndrome Control Act of 2004
Introduced:
Jun 24, 2004
Sponsor:
Sen Boxer, Barbara [CA]
Summary: A bill to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct research, monitoring, management, treatment, and outreach activities relating to sudden oak death syndrome and to convene regular meetings of, or conduct regular consultations with, Federal, State, tribal, and local government officials to provide recommendations on how to carry out those activities.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (41 KB)
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S.2598 - Public Land Protection and Conservation Act of 2004
Introduced:
Jun 24, 2004
Sponsor: Sen Akaka, Daniel K. [HI]
Summary: A bill to protect, conserve, and restore public land administered by the Department of the Interior or the Forest Service and adjacent land through cooperative cost-shared grants to control and mitigate the spread of invasive species, and for other purposes. (The bill is meant to be complimentary to S.144, which provides funding specifically to weed management areas (WMAs).
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (54 KB)
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