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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

7/11/2006--Passed Senate without amendment.Captive Primate Safety Act of 2005 - Amends the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to add non-human primates to the definition of "prohibited wildlife species" to which ... Read more >

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Jul 27, 2005

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May 23, 2006
Reported by Committee

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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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1509”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (3R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1329 (Related)
Captive Primate Safety Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 16, 2005

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