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H.R.358: Strategic Response to Asian Carp Invasion Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about water resources development
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Sponsor Betty McCollum, D-Minn.
Total Cosponsors 26 (15 Democrats, 11 Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 23, 2013
Latest Major Action July 25, 2013
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Bill Summary

Strategic Response to Asian Carp Invasion Act - Requires the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), in coordination with the Army Corps of Engineers, the National Park Service (NPS), and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), to lead a multiagency effort to slow the spread of Asian Carp in the Upper Mississippi and Ohio River basins and tributaries by providing high-level technical assistance, coordination, best practices, and support to state and local government strategies, to slow, and eventually eliminate, the threat posed by such carp.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 25, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 1, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
Jan. 23, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.