[Congressional Bills 110th Congress]
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[S. 726 Introduced in Senate (IS)]







110th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                 S. 726

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


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             March 1, 2007

  Mr. Levin (for himself, Mr. Voinovich, Mr. Feingold, Mr. Brown, Mr. 
   Obama, Mr. Coleman, Ms. Stabenow, and Mr. Durbin) introduced the 
 following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on 
                      Environment and Public Works

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                                 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 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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