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H.R.4032: North Texas Invasive Species Barrier Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about water resources development
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Sponsor Ralph M. Hall, R-Texas
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 11, 2014
Latest Major Action June 9, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on April 28, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

North Texas Invasive Species Barrier Act of 2014 - Exempts certain water transfers by the North Texas Municipal Water District and the Greater Texoma Utility Authority from prohibitions on the transfer of invasive species across state borders proscribed under the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 and related criminal code provisions if: (1) only closed systems from Lake Texoma are used in the transfer, and (2) invasive species are eliminated or removed at treatment facilities.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 9, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-117.
June 9, 2014 Signed by President.
May 30, 2014 Presented to President.
May 23, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
May 22, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3308)
May 22, 2014 Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works discharged by Unanimous Consent.
April 29, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
April 28, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3216)
April 28, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4032.
April 28, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3216-3217)
April 28, 2014 Mr. Young (AK) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
April 10, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 304.
April 10, 2014 Committee on the Judiciary discharged.
April 10, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-413, Part I.
April 8, 2014 Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Discharged.
March 13, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
March 13, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 13, 2014 Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs Discharged.
Feb. 27, 2014 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 19, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
Feb. 12, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Feb. 11, 2014 Referred to House Judiciary
Feb. 11, 2014 Referred to House Natural Resources