H.R. 2964 (110th): Captive Primate Safety Act


Jul 10, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 17, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.


Eddie Johnson

Representative for Texas's 30th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2008
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to treat nonhuman primates as prohibited wildlife species under that Act, to make corrections in the provisions relating to captive wildlife offenses under that Act, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/17/2008--Passed House amended.Captive Primate Safety Act - Amends the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to add nonhuman primates (i.e., monkeys, great apes, lemurs, etc.) to the definition of "prohibited wildlife ... Read more >

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Jul 10, 2007

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Jun 11, 2008
Reported by Committee

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Jun 17, 2008
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2964”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


25 cosponsors (22D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jun 17, 2008 6:58 p.m.
Passed 302/96

Related Bills

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H.R. 1329 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 16, 2005

S. 1498 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 31, 2007

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