NANPCA

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NANPCANonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act
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To date, there are several federal enactments that attempt to regulate AIS.(159) The most significant laws are the Lacey Act,(160) Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990,(161) and National Invasive Species Act of 1996.(162) None of these laws adequately regulate AIS.
An invasive species is also defined as "any species or other viable biological material that enters an ecosystem beyond its historic range, including any such organism transferred from one country into another." Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 (NANPCA), 16 U.S.C.
III 1997) (amending the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990).