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H.R. 3173 (111th): Asian Carp Prevention and Control Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 10, 2009 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3173

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 10, 2009

(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

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 of the bighead carp of the species Hypophthalmichthys nobilis; after Dreissena polymorpha;.