Control and Eradication of Brown Tree Snakes
Pub. L. 110–417, [div. A], title III, § 316, Oct. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 4410, provided that:
“The Secretary of Defense shall establish a comprehensive program to control and, to the extent practicable, eradicate the brown tree snake population from military facilities in Guam and to ensure that military activities, including the transport of civilian and military personnel and equipment to and from Guam, do not contribute to the spread of brown tree snakes.”
Pub. L. 102–237, title X, § 1013(a)–(c), Dec. 13, 1991, 105 Stat. 1901, as amended by Pub. L. 105–277, div. A, § 101(a) [title VII, § 743], Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681, 2681–31, provided that:
The Secretary of Agriculture shall take such action as may be necessary to prevent the inadvertent introduction of brown tree snakes into other areas of the United States from Guam.
“(b)Introduction Into Hawaii.—
The Secretary shall initiate a program to prevent the introduction of the brown tree snake into Hawaii from Guam. In carrying out this section, the Secretary shall consider the use of sniffer or tracking dogs, snake traps, and other preventative processes or devices at aircraft and vessel loading facilities on Guam, Hawaii, or intermediate sites serving as transportation points that could result in the introduction of brown tree snakes into Hawaii.
The Secretary shall use the authority provided under the Federal Plant Pest Act (7 U.S.C. 150aa
et seq.) to carry out subsections (a) and (b).”
Pub. L. 102–190, div. A, title III, § 348, Dec. 5, 1991, 105 Stat. 1348, provided that:
“The Secretary of Defense shall take such action as may be necessary to prevent the inadvertent introduction of brown tree snakes from Guam to Hawaii in aircraft and vessels transporting personnel or cargo for the Department of Defense. In carrying out this section, the Secretary shall consider the use of sniffer or tracking dogs, snake traps, and other preventive processes or devices at aircraft and vessel loading facilities in Guam or Hawaii or at intermediate transit points for personnel or cargo transported between Guam and Hawaii.”