S. 1509 (109th): Captive Primate Safety Act of 2005

A bill to amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to add non-human primates to the definition of prohibited wildlife species.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jul 27, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on July 11, 2006 but was never passed by the House.


James “Jim” Jeffords

Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: Jul 12, 2006
Length: 2 pages


Jul 27, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 23, 2006
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 11, 2006
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

S. 1509 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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