H.R. 1823 (113th): PLAQ Act of 2013


Apr 30, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 30, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph Heck

Representative for Nevada's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the importation or exportation of mussels of a certain genus, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/30/2013--Introduced.Protecting Lakes Against Quaggas Act of 2013 or the PLAQ Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit the importation or shipment of the species of mussels ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 30, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1823”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


22 cosponsors (15D, 7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2530 (Related)
PLAQ Act of 2014

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 25, 2014

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