H.R.2856: Captive Primate Safety Act

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Bill Cosponsors

152 (139 Democrats, 13 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Captive Primate Safety Act - Amends the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to add nonhuman primates to the definition of "prohibited wildlife species" for purposes of the prohibition against the sale or purchase of such species in interstate or foreign commerce. Makes it unlawful for a person to import, export, transport, sell, receive, acquire, or purchase a live animal of any prohibited wildlife species in interstate or foreign commerce (i.e., for...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 6, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
July 30, 2013
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
July 30, 2013

Introduced in the House by Michael G. Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.)

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