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Congressional Bills - 109th Congress (2005-2006)

House

H.R.489 - Salt Cedar and Russian Olive Control Assessment and Demonstration Act
Introduced:
Feb 1, 2005
Sponsor: Rep Pearce, Stevan [NM-2]
Summary: To provide for an assessment of the extent of the invasion of Salt Cedar and Russian Olive on lands in the Western United States and efforts to date to control such invasion on public and private lands, including tribal lands, to establish a demonstration program to address the invasion of Salt Cedar and Russian Olive, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (40 KB)
Bill Status

H.R.1591 - National Aquatic Invasive Species Act of 2005
Introduced:
Apr 13, 2005
Sponsor: Rep Ehlers, Vernon J. [MI-3]
Summary: To amend the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 to reauthorize and improve that Act.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (185 KB)
Bill Status

H.R.1592 - Aquatic Invasive Species Research Act
Introduced:
Apr 13, 2005
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.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (69 KB)
Bill Status

H.R.1593 - National Invasive Species Council Act
Introduced:
Apr 13, 2005
Sponsor: Rep Ehlers, Vernon J. [MI-3]
Summary: To establish the National Invasive Species Council, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (48 KB)
Bill Status

H.R.1636 - Clean Cruise Ship Act of 2005
Introduced:
Apr 14, 2005
Sponsor: Rep Farr, Sam [CA-17]
Summary: To establish national standards for discharges from cruise vessels into the waters of the United States, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (114 KB)
Bill Status

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H.R. 2720 - Salt Cedar and Russian Olive Control Demonstration Act
Introduced:
May 26, 2005
Sponsor: Rep Pearce, Stevan [NM-2]
Summary: To further the purposes of the Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992 by directing the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Commissioner of Reclamation, to carry out an assessment and demonstration program to control salt cedar and Russian olive, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (45 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: S.177
Note: Signed by President Bush Oct 11, 2006, became Public Law No: 109-320

H.R. 2875 - Public Lands Corps Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2005
Introduced:
Jun 14, 2005
Sponsor: Rep Walden, Greg [OR-2]
Summary: To amend the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 to provide for the conduct of projects that protect forests, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (44 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: S.1238
Note: Signed by President Bush Dec 30, 2005, became Public Law No: 109-154

H.R.3049 - Asian Carp Prevention and Control Act
Introduced:
Jun 23, 2005
Sponsor: Rep Green, Mark [WI-8]
Summary: To amend section 42 of title 18, United States Code, popularly known as the Lacey Act, to add certain species of carp to the list of injurious species that are prohibited from being imported or shipped.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (28 KB)
Bill Status
Note: House Report 109-585

H.R.3468 - Hawaii Invasive Species Prevention Act
Introduced:
Jul 27, 2005
Sponsor: Rep Case, Ed [HI-2]
Summary: To recognize the unique ecosystems of the Hawaiian islands and the threat to these ecosystems posed by non-native plants, animals, and plant and animal diseases, to require the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to expand Federal efforts to prevent the introduction in Hawaii of non-native plants, animals, and plant and animal diseases, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (43 KB)
Bill Status

H.R.4049 - Early Pest Detection and Surveillance Improvement Act
Introduced:
Oct 20, 2005
Sponsor: Rep Pombo, Richard W. [CA-11]
Summary: To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into cooperative agreements with State and local governments to augment their efforts to conduct early detection and surveillance to prevent the establishment or spread of plant pests that endanger agriculture, the environment, and the economy of the United States.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (37 KB)
Bill Status

H.R.4200 - Forest Emergency Recovery and Research Act
Introduced:
Nov 2, 2005
Sponsor: Rep Walden, Greg [OR-2]
Summary: To improve the ability of the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to promptly implement recovery treatments in response to catastrophic events affecting Federal lands under their jurisdiction, including the removal of dead and damaged trees and the implementation of reforestation treatments, to support the recovery of non-Federal lands damaged by catastrophic events, to revitalize Forest Service experimental forests, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (108 KB)
Bill Status

H.R.4294 - Natural Resource Protection Cooperative Agreement Act
Introduced:
Nov 10, 2005
Sponsor: Rep Porter, Jon C. [NV-3]
Summary: To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to enter into cooperative agreements to protect natural resources of units of the National Park System through collaborative efforts on land inside and outside of units of the National Park System, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (31 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: S.1288

H.R.4771 - Great Lakes Invasive Species Control Act
Introduced:
Feb 16, 2006
Sponsor: Rep Kirk, Mark Steven [IL-10]
Summary: To amend the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 to require application to all vessels equipped with ballast water tanks, including vessels that are not carrying ballast water, the requirement to carry out exchange of ballast water or alternative ballast water management methods prior to entry into any port within the Great Lakes, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (36 KB)
Bill Status

H.R.4875 - Rocky Mountain FIRES Act
Introduced:
Mar 2, 2006
Sponsor: Rep Udall, Mark [CO-2]
Summary: To amend the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 to help reduce the increased risk of severe wildfires to communities in forested areas affected by infestations of bark beetles and other insects, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (64 KB)
Bill Status

H.R.4953 - Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act of 2006
Introduced:
Mar 14, 2006
Sponsor: Rep Kildee, Dale E. [MI-5]
Summary: A bill to amend the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act of 1990 to provide for implementation of recommendations of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service contained in the Great Lakes Fishery Resources Restoration Study.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (58 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: S.2430
Note: S.2430 signed by President Bush Oct 11, 2006, became Public Law No: 109-326

H.R.5030 - Prevention of Aquatic Invasive Species Act of 2006
Introduced:
Mar 28, 2006
Sponsor: Rep Miller, Candice S. [MI-10]
Summary: 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 (233 KB)
Bill Status

H.R.5100 - Great Lakes Collaboration Implementation Act
Introduced:
Apr 5, 2006
Sponsor: Rep Ehlers, Vernon J. [MI-3]
Summary: To establish a collaborative program to protect the Great Lakes, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (389 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: S.2545

H.R.5539 - To Reauthorize the North American Wetlands Conservation Act
Introduced:
Jun 7, 2006
Sponsor: Rep Pombo, Richard W. [CA-11]
Summary: Authorizes appropriations to carry out the North American Wetlands Conservation Act for FY2008-FY2011.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (31 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: S.3617
Note
: Signed by President Bush Oct 11, 2006, became Public Law No: 109-322

H.R.5900 - Refuge Ecology Protection, Assistance, and Immediate Response Act
Introduced:
Jul, 26, 2006
Sponsor: Rep Kind, Ron [WI-3]
Summary: To protect, conserve, and restore native fish, wildlife, and their natural habitats at national wildlife refuges through cooperative, incentive-based grants to control, mitigate, and eradicate harmful nonnative species, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (72 KB)
Bill Status

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Senate

S.177 - Salt Cedar and Russian Olive Control Demonstration Act
Introduced:
Jan 26, 2005
Sponsor: Sen Domenici, Pete V. [NM]
Summary: To further the purposes of the Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992 by directing the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Commissioner of Reclamation, to carry out an assessment and demonstration program to control salt cedar and Russian olive, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (41 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: H.R.2720
Note: H.R. 2720 Signed by President Bush Oct 11, 2006, became Public Law No: 109-320

S.363 - Ballast Water Management Act of 2005
Introduced:
Feb 10, 2005
Sponsor: Sen Inouye, Daniel K. [HI]
Summary: 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)
Bill Status

S.507 - National Invasive Species Council Act
Introduced:
Mar 3, 2005
Sponsor: Sen DeWine, Mike [OH]
Summary: To establish the National Invasive Species Council, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (49 KB)
Bill Status

S.770 - National Aquatic Invasive Species Act of 2005
Introduced:
Apr 13, 2005
Sponsor: Sen Levin, Carl [MI]
Summary: To amend the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 to reauthorize and improve that Act.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (237 KB)
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S.793 - Clean Cruise Ship Act of 2005
Introduced:
Apr 14, 2005
Sponsor: Sen Durbin, Richard [IL]
Summary: To establish national standards for discharges from cruise vessels into the waters of the United States, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (112 KB)
Bill Status

S.1224 - National Oceans Protection Act of 2005
Introduced:
Jun 9, 2005
Sponsor: Sen Boxer, Barbara [CA]
Summary: To protect the oceans, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (600 KB)
Bill Status

S.1238 - Public Lands Corps Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2005
Introduced:
Jun 14, 2005
Sponsor: Sen Feinstein, Dianne [CA]
Summary: To amend the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 to provide for the conduct of projects that protect forests, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (137 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: H.R.2875
Note: Signed by President Bush Dec 30, 2005, became Public Law No: 109-154

S.1288 - Natural Resource Protection Cooperative Agreement Act
Introduced:
Jun 22, 2005
Sponsor: Sen Wyden, Ron [OR]
Summary: A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to enter into cooperative agreements to protect natural resources of units of the National Park System through collaborative efforts on land inside and outside of units of the National Park System.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (122 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: H.R.4294
Note:
Passed by the Senate Sep 29, 2006 and referred to the House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks, Senate Report 109-233

S.1402 - Asian Carp Prevention and Control Act
Introduced:
Jul 14, 2005
Sponsor: Sen DeWine, Mike [OH]
Summary: To amend section 42 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the importation and shipment of certain species of carp.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (27 KB)
Bill Status

S.1541 - Public Land Protection and Conservation Act of 2005
Introduced:
Jul 28, 2005
Sponsor: Sen Akaka, Daniel K. [HI]
Summary: 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.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (54 KB)
Bill Status

S.2430 - Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act of 2006
Introduced:
Mar 16, 2006
Sponsor: Sen DeWine, Mike [OH]
Summary: A bill to amend the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act of 1990 to provide for implementation of recommendations of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service contained in the Great Lakes Fishery Resources Restoration Study.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (58 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: H.R.4953
Note: Signed by President Bush Oct 11, 2006, became Public Law No: 109-326

S.2545 - Great Lakes Collaboration Implementation Act of 2006
Introduced:
Apr 5, 2006
Sponsor: Sen DeWine, Mike [OH]
Summary: To establish a collaborative program to protect the Great Lakes, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (385 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: H.R.5100

S.3617 - To Reauthorize the North American Wetlands Conservation Act
Introduced:
Jun 7, 2006
Sponsor: Rep Pombo, Richard W. [CA-11]
Summary: Authorizes appropriations to carry out the North American Wetlands Conservation Act for FY2008-FY2011.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (31 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: H.R.5539
Note
: H.R.5539 signed by President Bush Oct 11, 2006, became Public Law No: 109-322

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