S. 726 (110th): Asian Carp Prevention and Control Act

110th Congress, 2007–2009. Text as of Mar 01, 2007 (Introduced).

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110th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 726

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 1, 2007

(for himself, Mr. Voinovich, Mr. Feingold, Mr. Brown, Mr. Obama, Mr. Coleman, Ms. Stabenow, and Mr. Durbin) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

A BILL

To amend section 42 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the importation and shipment of certain species of carp.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Asian Carp Prevention and Control Act.

2.

Addition of species of carp to the list of injurious species that are prohibited from being imported or shipped

Section 42(a)(1) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by inserting after Dreissena polymorpha; the following: of the black carp of the species Mylopharyngodon piceus; of the bighead carp of the species Hypophthalmichthys nobilis; of the silver carp of the species Hypophthalmichthys molitrix; of the largescale silver carp of the species Hypophthalmichthys harmandi;.