H. R. 3173
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 10, 2009
Mrs. Biggert (for herself, Mr. Ehlers, Mr. Davis of Kentucky, Mrs. Bono Mack, Mr. Manzullo, Mr. Schock, Mr. Dent, Mr. Souder, Mr. Lance, Mr. Roskam, Mr. Shimkus, Mrs. Miller of Michigan, Mr. Kirk, Mr. Lee of New York, and Mr. Culberson) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend section 42 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the importation and shipment of certain species of carp.
This Act may be cited as the
Asian Carp Prevention and Control Act.
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
of the bighead carp of the species Hypophthalmichthys nobilis; after