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S. 1421 - Asian Carp Prevention and Control Act

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Citation: S. 1421



Date Introduced: 07/02/2009

Date of Last Action: 12/14/2010 Became Public Law No: 111-307

Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 09/2011



Summary:   Amends the Lacey Act to add the bighead carp of the species Hypophthalmichthys nobilis to the list of injurious species that are prohibited from being shipped or imported into the United States.


Bill in Full:
One Hundred Eleventh Congress
of the
United States of America

 

AT THE SECOND SESSION

 

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday,
the fifth day of January, two thousand and ten

 

an act

To amend section 42 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the importation and shipment of certain species of carp.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

 

This Act may be cited as the “Asian Carp Prevention and Control Act”.

 

SEC. 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;”.

 



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