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Congressional Bills - 110th Congress (2007-2008)

House

H.R.21 - Oceans Conservation, Education, and National Strategy for the 21st Century Act
Introduced:
Jan 4, 2007
Sponsor: Rep Farr, Sam [CA-17]
Summary: To establish a national policy for our oceans, to strengthen the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to establish a national and regional ocean governance structure, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (253 KB)
Bill Status

H.R.83 - Asian Carp Prevention and Control Act
Introduced:
Jan 4, 2007
Sponsor: Rep Biggert, Judy [IL-13]
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 (32 KB)
Bill Status

H.R.260 - Aquatic Invasive Species Research Act
Introduced:
Jan 5, 2007
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 (77 KB)
Bill Status

H.R.309 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior
Introduced:
Jan 5, 2007
Sponsor: Rep Pearce, Stevan [NM-2]
Summary: To direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish a demonstration program to facilitate landscape restoration programs within certain units of the National Park System established by law to preserve and interpret resources associated with American history, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (36 KB)
Bill Status

H.R.553 - Great Lakes Asian Carp Barrier Act
Introduced:
Jan 18, 2007
Sponsor: Rep Biggert, Judy [IL-13]
Summary: To require the Secretary of the Army to operate and maintain as a system the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal dispersal barriers.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (37 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: S.336

H.R.658 - Natural Resource Protection Cooperative Agreement Act
Introduced:
Jan 24, 2007
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 (36 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: S.241

H.R.667 - Early Pest Detection and Surveillance Improvement Act
Introduced:
Jan 24, 2007
Sponsor: Rep Costa, Jim [CA-20]
Summary: To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into cooperative agreements with States 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, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced):
Text | PDF (44 KB)
Bill Status

H.R.767 - Refuge Ecology Protection, Assistance, and Immediate Response Act
Introduced:
Jan 31, 2007
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

H.R.801 - Great Lakes Invasive Species Control Act
Introduced:
Feb 5, 2007
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.889 - Prevention of Aquatic Invasive Species Act of 2007
Introduced:
Feb 7, 2007
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 (186 KB)
Bill Status

H.R.1350 - Great Lakes Collaboration Implementation Act
Introduced: Mar 6, 2007
Sponsor: Sen Levin, Carl [MI]
Summary: A bill to establish a collaborative program to protect the Great Lakes, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (383 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: S.791

H.R.1495 - Water Resources Development Act of 2007
Introduced: Mar 13, 2007
Sponsor: Rep Oberstar, James L. [MN-8]
Summary: 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.
Note: Sec. 4021. Asian carp dispersal barrier demonstration project, Upper Mississippi River.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (818 KB)
Bill Status
Note: Enacted over President veto Nov 9, 2007, became Public Law No: 110-114

H.R.2423 - Ballast Water Management Act of 2007
Introduced: May 22, 2007
Sponsor: Rep LaTourette, Steven C. [OH-14]
Summary: To provide for the management and treatment of ballast water to prevent the introduction of nonindigenous aquatic species into coastal and inland waters of the United States, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (97 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: S.1578

H.R.2830 - Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2007
Introduced: Jun 22, 2007
Sponsor: Rep Oberstar, James L. [MN-8]
Summary: To authorize appropriations for the Coast Guard for fiscal year 2008, and for other purposes.
(Prevention of invasive species into and within the United States from vessels).
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (309 KB)
Bill Status

H.R.3901 - Emerald Ash Borer Municipality Assistance Act of 2007
Introduced: Oct 18, 2007
Sponsor: Rep Kirk, Mark Steven [IL-10]
Summary: To require the Secretary of Agriculture, acting through the Deputy Chief of the State and Private Forestry organization, to provide loans to eligible units of local government to finance purchases of authorized equipment to monitor, remove, dispose of, and replace infested trees that are located on land under the jurisdiction of the eligible units of local government and within the borders of quarantine areas infested by the emerald ash borer, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (309 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: S.1717

H.R.5949 - Clean Boating Act of 2008
Introduced: May 1, 2008
Sponsor: Rep LaTourette, Steven C. [OH-14]
Summary: To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to address certain discharges incidental to the normal operation of a recreational vessel.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (45 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: S.2766
Note: S.2766 signed by President Bush Jul 29, 2008 became Public Law No: 110-288

H.R.6311 - Nonnative Wildlife Invasion Prevention Act
Introduced: Jun 19, 2008
Sponsor: Rep Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [GU]
Summary: To prevent the introduction and establishment of nonnative wildlife species that negatively impact the economy, environment, or human or animal species' health, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (142 KB)
Bill Status

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Senate

S.241 - Natural Resource Protection Cooperative Agreement Act
Introduced:
Jan 10, 2007
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 (35 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: H.R.658

S.336 - Barrier Project Consolidation and Construction Act of 2007
Introduced:
Jan 18, 2007
Sponsor: Sen Durbin, Richard [IL]
Summary: To require the Secretary of the Army to operate and maintain as a system the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal dispersal barriers.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (35 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: H.R.553

S.725 - National Aquatic Invasive Species Act of 2007
Introduced:
Mar 1, 2007
Sponsor: Sen Levin, Carl [MI]
Summary: A bill to amend the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 to reauthorize and improve that Act.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (267 KB)
Bill Status

S.726 - Asian Carp Prevention and Control Act
Introduced: Mar 1, 2007
Sponsor: Sen Levin, Carl [MI]
Summary: A bill 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 (120 KB)
Bill Status

S.791 - Great Lakes Collaboration Implementation Act
Introduced: Mar 7, 2007
Sponsor: Sen Levin, Carl [MI]
Summary: A bill to establish a collaborative program to protect the Great Lakes, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (32 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: H.R.1350

S.877 - Restore Import and Entry Agricultural Inspection Functions to the Department of Agriculture
Introduced: Mar 14, 2007
Sponsor: Sen Feinstein, Dianne [CA]
Summary: A bill to restore import and entry agricultural inspection functions to the Department of Agriculture.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (43 KB)
Bill Status

S.1578 - Ballast Water Management Act of 2007
Introduced: Jun 7, 2007
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 (136 KB)
Bill Status: Sep 27, 2007 - The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee approved S.1578, The Ballast Water Management Act of 2007, as amended, which strengthens the existing national ballast water management program for aquatic nuisance species, including uniform, mandatory national standards for ballast water treatment.
Related Bills: H.R.2423

S.1646 - Wildfire Presuppression Fuels Management Pilot Program Act of 2007
Introduced: Jun 18, 2007
Sponsor: Sen Reid, Harry [NV]
Summary: bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to require the Secretary of Agriculture to make cost-share and incentive payments for innovative fuels management conservation practices, including prescribed grazing management on private grazing land and practices that complement commensurate public land, to prevent the occurrence and spread of, and damages caused by, wildfires fueled by invasive species.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (39 KB)
Bill Status

S.1717 - Emerald Ash Borer Municipality Assistance Act of 2007
Introduced: Oct 18, 2007
Sponsor: Sen Durbin, Richard [IL]
Summary: To require the Secretary of Agriculture, acting through the Deputy Chief of the State and Private Forestry organization, to provide loans to eligible units of local government to finance purchases of authorized equipment to monitor, remove, dispose of, and replace infested trees that are located on land under the jurisdiction of the eligible units of local government and within the borders of quarantine areas infested by the emerald ash borer, and for other purposes.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (43 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: H.R.3901

S.1949 - 100th Meridian Invasive Species State Revolving Loan Fund
Introduced: Aug 2, 2007
Sponsor: Sen Reid, Harry [NV]
Summary: A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to provide loans to certain organizations in certain States to address habitats and ecosystems and to address and prevent invasive species.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (58 KB)
Bill Status

S.2766 - Clean Boating Act of 2008
Introduced: Mar 13, 2008
Sponsor: Sen Nelson, Bill [FL]
Summary: A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to address certain discharges incidental to the normal operation of a recreational vessel.
Full Bill (As Introduced): Text | PDF (45 KB)
Bill Status
Related Bills: H.R.5949
Note: Signed by President Bush Jul 29, 2008 became Public Law No: 110-288

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