[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 124, 111th Congress, 2nd Session]
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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. <>

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress <> asssembled,
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;''.

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.