H.R. 5798 (109th): To amend the Public Health Service Act to modify the program for the sanctuary system for surplus chimpanzees by terminating the authority for the removal of chimpanzees from the system for research purposes.

Introduced:

Jul 13, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 6, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

James “Jim” McCrery III
Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2006
Length: 3 pages

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Summary (CRS)
Amends the Public Health Service Act to repeal provisions providing for the removal of surplus chimpanzees from a sanctuary facility. Prohibits use of such chimpanzees for research except for noninvasive ...

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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2007

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History

Introduced
Jul 13, 2006
Passed House
Dec 6, 2006
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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Committee Assignments
Health

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