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S. 1421 (111th): Asian Carp Prevention and Control Act

The text of the bill below is as of Dec 2, 2010 (Passed Congress).

Source: GPO

One Hundred Eleventh Congress of the United States of America

2d Session

S. 1421

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

AN ACT

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;.

Speaker of the House of Representatives

Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate