[Congressional Bills 109th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[H.R. 3049 Introduced in House (IH)]






109th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 3049

To amend section 42 of title 18, United States Code, popularly known as 
the Lacey Act, to add certain species of carp to the list of injurious 
      species that are prohibited from being imported or shipped.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             June 23, 2005

    Mr. Green of Wisconsin introduced the following bill; which was 
               referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
To amend section 42 of title 18, United States Code, popularly known as 
the Lacey Act, to add certain species of carp to the list of injurious 
      species that are prohibited from being imported or shipped.

    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 after ``Dreissena polymorpha;'' the following: ``of the black 
carp of the species Mylopharyngodon piceus; of the bighead carp of the 
species Hypophthalmichthys nobilis; of the silver carp of the species 
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix; of the largescale silver carp of the 
species Hypophthalmichthys harmandi;''.
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