16 U.S. Code § 4725 - Relationship to other laws

§ 4725.
Relationship to other laws

All actions taken by Federal agencies in implementing the provisions of section 4722 of this title shall be consistent with all applicable Federal, State, and local environmental laws. Nothing in this chapter shall affect the authority of any State or political subdivision thereof to adopt or enforce control measures for aquatic nuisance species, or diminish or affect the jurisdiction of any State over species of fish and wildlife. Compliance with the control and eradication measures of any State or political subdivision thereof regarding aquatic nuisance species shall not relieve any person of the obligation to comply with the provisions of this subchapter.

(Pub. L. 101–646, title I, § 1205, Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 4771; Pub. L. 104–332, § 2(h)(1), Oct. 26, 1996, 110 Stat. 4091.)
References in Text

This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this title”, meaning title I of Pub. L. 101–646, Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 4761, known as the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of title I to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 4701 of this title and Tables.


1996—Pub. L. 104–332 made technical amendment to Pub. L. 101–646, § 1205, which enacted this section.


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