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Public Law No: 111-307 (12/14/2010)

 
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Public Law 111-307
111th Congress

                                 An Act


 
  To amend section 42 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the 
 importation and shipment of certain species of carp. <<NOTE: Dec. 14, 
                          2010 -  [S. 1421]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress <<NOTE: Asian Carp Prevention and 
Control Act.>> asssembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT <<NOTE: 18 USC 1 note.>> 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;''.

    Approved December 14, 2010.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 1421:
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SENATE REPORTS: No. 111-181 (Comm. on Environment and Public Works).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 156 (2010):
            Nov. 17, considered and passed Senate.
            Dec. 1, considered and passed House.

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