S. 462 (111th): Captive Primate Safety Act


Feb 24, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 24, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barbara Boxer

Senator from California



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Last Updated: Feb 24, 2009
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to prohibit the importation, exportation, transportation, and sale, receipt, acquisition, or purchase in interstate or foreign commerce, of any live animal of any prohibited wildlife species, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/24/2009--Introduced.Captive Primate Safety Act - Amends the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to add nonhuman primates to the definition of "prohibited wildlife species" for purposes of the prohibition against the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 24, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 462”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (3R, 3D, 2I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1498 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 31, 2007

S. 1324 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 21, 2012

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