H. R. 1823
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 30, 2013
Mr. Heck of Nevada(for himself andMr. Amodei) introduced the following bill; which was referred to theCommittee on the Judiciary
To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the importation or exportation of mussels of a certain genus, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Protecting Lakes Against Quaggas Act
or as the
PLAQ Act of
Section 42(a)(1) of title 18, United States Code, is amended—
of the zebra mussel of the species Dreissena polymorpha;; and
by inserting after
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis;the following:
of the species
of mussels of the genus Dreissena.