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Text of the To amend the Public Health Service Act to modify the program for the sanctuary system for surplus chimpanzees by terminating ...

...chimpanzees by terminating the authority for the removal of chimpanzees from the system for research purposes.

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. The text of the bill below is as of Dec 7, 2006 (Received by the Senate).

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109th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5798

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

December 7, 2006

Received

AN ACT

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.

1.

Sanctuary system for surplus chimpanzees; termination of authority for removal from system for research purposes

(a)

In general

The first section 481C of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 287a–3a) (added by section 2 of Public Law 106–551) is amended in subsection (d)—

(1)

in paragraph (2), in subparagraph (J), by striking If any chimpanzee is removed and all that follows; and

(2)

in paragraph (3)—

(A)

in subparagraph (A)—

(i)

by striking clause (ii); and

(ii)

by striking except as provided in the matter preceding clause (i) and all that follows through behavioral studies and inserting the following: except that the chimpanzee may be used for noninvasive behavioral studies;

(B)

by striking subparagraph (B);

(C)

by redesignating subparagraph (C) as subparagraph (B); and

(D)

in subparagraph (B) (as so redesignated), by striking under subparagraphs (A) and (B) and inserting under subparagraph (A).

(b)

Technical correction

Part E of title IV of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 287 et seq.) is amended by redesignating the second section 481C (added by section 204(a) of Public Law 106–505) as section 481D.

Passed the House of Representatives December 6, 2006.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk.