The easiest way to email your members of CongressDonate Now
H.R.892 - Stop Asian Carp Act
To require the Secretary of the Army to study the feasibility of the hydrological separation of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basins.
Loading Bill Text
Rollover any line of text to comment and/or link to it.
Mr. CAMP (for himself, Mr. BENISHEK, Mrs. MILLER of Michigan, Mr. CLARKE of Michigan, Mr. CONYERS, Mr. AMASH, Mr. KILDEE, Mr. HUIZENGA of Michigan, Mr. PETERS, Mr. ROGERS of Michigan, Mr. UPTON, Mr. LEVIN, Mr. MCCOTTER, Mr. DINGELL, Mr. WALBERG, Ms. SLAUGHTER, Mr. NADLER, Ms. MCCOLLUM, Mrs. MALONEY, Mr. HIGGINS, Mr. ACKERMAN, and Ms. KAPTUR) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concernedCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.
SEC. 11. FEASIBILITY STUDY.
(a) In General- Not later than 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary, pursuant to section 206 of the Flood Control Act of 1958 (
(b) Purpose of Study- The purpose of the study is to determine the feasibility and best means of implementing the hydrological separation of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basins to prevent the introduction or establishment of populations of aquatic nuisance species between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basins through the CAWS and other aquatic pathways.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(3) ASSOCIATION WITH OTHER STUDY- The study shall be conducted in association with the study required under section 3061(d) of the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 (121 Stat. 1121).CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(4) CONSULTATION- The Secretary shall consult with any relevant expert or stakeholder knowledgeable on the issues of hydrological separation and aquatic nuisance species.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
SEC. 12. REPORT.
SEC. 13. FEDERAL COST REQUIREMENT.
SEC. 14. PRESIDENTIAL OVERSIGHT.
The President, or the Council on Environmental Quality as a designee to the President, shall oversee the study to ensure the thoroughness and timely completion of the study.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
SEC. 21. RESPONSE.
(a) Monitoring Connecting Waters- To identify additional threats that could allow Asian Carp to enter the Great Lakes Basin, the Director, in cooperation with the Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, shall monitor and survey all waters that connect to the Great Lakes Basin or could connect to the Great Lakes Basin due to--CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(b) Response to Additional Threats- As soon as practicable after the date of identification of a threat under subsection (a), the Director, in cooperation with the Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, shall--CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(c) Consultation With Other Actors- In carrying out subsections (a) and (b), the Director, in cooperation with the Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, shall consult with each relevant--CommentsClose CommentsPermalink