Text: H.R.3173 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/10/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3173

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


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 10, 2009

Mrs. Biggert (for herself, Mr. Ehlers, Mr. Davis of Kentucky, Mrs. Bono Mack, Mr. Manzullo, Mr. Schock, Mr. Dent, Mr. Souder, Mr. Lance, Mr. Roskam, Mr. Shimkus, Mrs. Miller of Michigan, Mr. Kirk, Mr. Lee of New York, and Mr. Culberson) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

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;”.