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S. 1916 (110th): Chimp Haven is Home Act

The text of the bill below is as of Dec 22, 2007 (Passed Congress).

One Hundred Tenth Congress of the United States of America

1st Session

S. 1916



To amend the Public Health Service Act to modify the program for the sanctuary system for surplus chimpanzees by terminating the authority for the removal of chimpanzees from the system for research purposes.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Chimp Haven is Home Act.


Sanctuary system for surplus chimpanzees; termination of authority for removal from system for research purposes


In general

The first section 481C of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 287a–3a) (added by section 2 of Public Law 106–551) is amended in subsection (d)—


in paragraph (2), in subparagraph (J), by striking If any chimpanzee is removed and all that follows; and


in paragraph (3)—


in subparagraph (A)—


by striking clause (ii); and


by striking except as provided in the matter preceding clause (i) and all that follows through behavioral studies and inserting the following: except that the chimpanzee may be used for noninvasive behavioral studies;


by striking subparagraph (B);


by redesignating subparagraph (C) as subparagraph (B); and


in subparagraph (B) (as so redesignated), by striking under subparagraphs (A) and (B) and inserting under subparagraph (A).


Technical correction

Part E of title IV of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 287 et seq.) is amended by redesignating the second section 481C (added by section 204(a) of Public Law 106–505) as section 481D.

Speaker of the House of Representatives

Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate