H.R. 1823: PLAQ Act of 2013

113th Congress, 2013–2015. Text as of Apr 30, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1823

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 30, 2013

(for himself andMr. Amodei) introduced the following bill; which was referred to theCommittee on the Judiciary

A BILL

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

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Protecting Lakes Against Quaggas Act of 2013 or as the PLAQ Act of 2013 .

2.

In general

Section 42(a)(1) of title 18, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

by strikingof the zebra mussel of the species Dreissena polymorpha;; and

(2)

by inserting afterHypophthalmichthys nobilis;the following:of the species of mussels of the genus Dreissena.