92nd General Assembly
Status of SB2182
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   New Act                                                                     

        Creates the Ballast Water Act. Requires the Department of Natural      
   Resources to determine whether the ballast water management  practices      
   that  were  proposed  in  the Code of Best Practices for Ballast Water      
   Management are being complied with by all oceangoing and nonoceangoing      
   vessels operating within  the  waters  of  this  State.  Requires  the      
   Department  to  compile  and  maintain  a  list  of all oceangoing and      
   nonoceangoing vessels that are in compliance with these standards  and      
   post  the  list  on the Department's website. Prohibits the State from      
   issuing new grant, loan, or award moneys to an owner or operator of an      
   oceangoing or nonoceangoing vessel  who is not on the list.  Effective      
   FEB-07-2002  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-07-2002  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   FEB-20-2002  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               AGRIC & CON           
   FEB-27-2002  S                                 POSTPONED                       
   MAR-06-2002  S       DO PASS                             010-000-000   SAGR    
   MAR-06-2002  S  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF 2ND READING  02-03-07              
   MAR-11-2002  S  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    LAUZEN                
   JUL-03-2002  S  REFER TO RULES/PURSUANT SEN RULE 3-9 (B) RULES         SRUL    
   JAN-07-2003  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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