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

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 19, 2006 (Reported by Senate Committee).


S 1509 RS

Calendar No. 471

109th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 1509

[Report No. 109-263]

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

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 27, 2005

Mr. JEFFORDS (for himself, Mr. CHAFEE, Mr. LIEBERMAN, Mr. LAUTENBERG, Mr. ENSIGN, Mr. VITTER, and Mr. MENENDEZ) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

June 19, 2006

Reported by Mr. INHOFE, without amendment


A BILL

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.

Calendar No. 471

109th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 1509

[Report No. 109-263]

A BILL

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


June 19, 2006

Reported without amendment