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Text of the Asian Carp Prevention and Control Act

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 14, 2010. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 9, 2009 (Introduced).

This is not the latest text of this bill.

Source: GPO

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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1421

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 9, 2009

(for himself, Mr. Voinovich, Mr. Schumer, Mr. Feingold, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Durbin, and Ms. Stabenow) 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 of the bighead carp of the species Hypophthalmichthys nobilis; after Dreissena poly­mor­pha;.