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

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 11, 2006 (Passed the Senate).


S 1509 ES

109th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 1509

AN ACT

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

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Captive Primate Safety Act of 2005'.

SEC. 2. ADDITION OF NON-HUMAN PRIMATES TO THE DEFINITION OF PROHIBITED WILDLIFE SPECIES.

    Section 2(g) of the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 (16 U.S.C. 3371(g)) is amended by inserting `or any non-human primate' before the period at the end.

Passed the Senate July 11, 2006.

Attest:

Secretary.

109th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 1509

AN ACT

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