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Congressional Bills - 112th Congress (2011-2012)

Provides access to invasive species related Congressional bills for the House and Senate, including introduction date, sponsor, summary, full bill text, and bill status.

House

H.R.192 - Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries Boundary Modification and Protection Act
Introduced: Jan 5, 2011
Sponsor: Rep Woolsey, Lynn C. [CA-6]
Summary: To expand the boundaries of the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and for other purposes.
Related Bills: S.179
Note: (includes REGULATION OF SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES — In carrying out the assessment required by paragraph (1)(A), the Secretary shall consider appropriate regulations for the deposit or release of introduced species into the Sanctuaries)

H.R. 511 - To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the importation of various injurious species of constrictor snakes
Introduced: Jan 26, 2011
Sponsor: Rep Rooney, Thomas J. [FL-16]
Summary: To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the importation of various injurious species of constrictor snakes.

H.R.892 - Stop Asian Carp Act
Introduced: Mar 3, 2011
Sponsor: Rep Camp, Dave [MI-4]
Summary: To require the Secretary of the Army to study the feasibility of the hydrological separation of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basins.
Related Bills: S.471

H.R.4406 - Stop Invasive Species Act
Introduced: Apr 19, 2012
Sponsor: Rep Camp, Dave [MI-4]
Summary: To compel the Secretary of the Army to complete the Great Lakes Mississippi River Interbasin Study within 18 months and to focus particular attention on the permanent prevention of the spread of aquatic nuisance species between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River Basins.
Related Bills: S.2317

H.R.6007 - North Texas Zebra Mussel Barrier Act of 2012
Introduced: Jun 21, 2012
Sponsor: Rep Hall, Ralph [TX-4]
Summary: To exempt from the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 certain water transfers by the North Texas Municipal Water District and the Greater Texoma Utility Authority.
Related Bills: S.3543

H.R.6089 - Healthy Forest Management Act of 2012
Introduced: Jul 9, 2012
Sponsor: Rep Tipton, Scott [CO-3]
Summary: To address the bark beetle epidemic, drought, de-teriorating forest health conditions, and high risk of wildfires on Na-tional Forest System land and land under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management in the United States.
Related Bills: S.375

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Senate

S.179 - Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries Boundary Modification and Protection Act
Introduced: Jan 25, 2011
Sponsor: Sen Boxer, Barbara [CA]
Summary: To expand the boundaries of the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and for other purposes.
Related Bills: H.R.192
Note: (includes REGULATION OF SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES — In carrying out the assessment required by paragraph (1)(A), the Secretary shall consider appropriate regulations for the deposit or release of introduced species into the Sanctuaries)

S.357 - Wildlife Disease Emergency Act of 2011
Introduced: Feb 15, 2011
Sponsor: Sen Lautenberg, Frank R. [NJ]
Summary: To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to identify and declare wildlife disease emergencies and to coordinate rapid response to those emergencies, and for other purposes

S.375 - Good Neighbor Forestry Act
Introduced: Feb 17, 2011
Sponsor: Sen Lautenberg, Frank R. [NJ]
Summary: Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA), with respect to National Forest System land, and the Secretary of the Interior, with respect to Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land, to enter into cooperative agreements and contracts with state foresters to provide forest, rangeland, and watershed restoration and protection services that include: (1) activities to treat insect infected trees; (2) activities to reduce hazardous fuels; and (3) any other activities to restore or improve forest, rangeland, and watershed health, including fish and wildlife habitat.
Related Bills: H.R.6089

S.471 - Stop Asian Carp Act of 2011
Introduced: Mar 3, 2011
Summary: To require the Secretary of the Army to study the feasibility of the hydrological separation of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basins.
Sponsor: Sen Stabenow, Debbie [MI]
Related Bills: H.R.892

S.2317 - Stop Invasive Species Act of 2012
Introduced: Apr 19, 2012
Summary: A bill to compel the Secretary of the Army to complete the Great Lakes Mississippi River Interbasin Study within 18 months and to focus particular attention on the permanent prevention of the spread of aquatic nuisance species between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River Basins.
Sponsor: Sen Stabenow, Debbie [MI]
Related Bills: H.R.4406

S.3543 - North Texas Zebra Mussel Barrier Act of 2012
Introduced: Sep 13, 2012
Summary: To exempt from the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 certain water transfers by the North Texas Municipal Water District and the Greater Texoma Utility Authority.
Sponsor: Sen Cornyn, John [TX]
Related Bills: H.R.6007

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