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

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 27, 2005 (Introduced).


II

109th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1509

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 27, 2005

(for himself, Mr. Chafee, Mr. Lieberman, and Mr. Lautenberg) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

A BILL

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

1.

Short title

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

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.