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

Introduced:

Jul 10, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Eddie Johnson

Representative for Texas's 30th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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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.

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History

Jul 10, 2007
 
Introduced

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Jun 11, 2008
 
Reported by Committee

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Jun 17, 2008
 
Passed House

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Details

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

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Votes
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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