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      house Committees
      House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Water Resources and Environment
    IntroducedFebruary 4th, 2010

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Title

Asian Carp Action Plan Act of 2010

Official Title

To direct the Secretary of the Army to prevent the spread of Asian carp in the Great Lakes and the tributaries of the Great Lakes, and for other purposes.

Summary

Asian Carp Action Plan Act of 2010 - Requires the Secretary of the Army to coordinate and lead federal actions with respect to preventing the spread of Asian carp in the Great Lakes and its tributaries. Authorizes the Secretary to implement projects to prevent the spread of Asian carp in the Great Lakes and its tributaries, including: (1) installing electric, acoustic, air bubble, and other barriers; (2) applying pesticides; and (3) improving locks. Requires the Secretary to implement measures recommended in the dispersal barrier efficacy study, or provided in interim reports, authorized under the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 to prevent aquatic nuisance species from bypassing the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal Dispersal Barrier Project and dispersing into the Great Lakes. Authorizes the Secretary to take actions at the Brandon Road Lock and Dam in Illinois to prevent the spread of Asian carp. Requires the Secretary to study and report to Congress on strategies to prevent the spread of Asian carp with respect to the Great Lakes and its tributaries.