Bill Text — Jun 25, 2015
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Jul 30, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on July 30, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2013
Length: 7 pages
Reported by Committee — Jul 30, 2014
To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to prohibit importation, exportation, transportation, sale, receipt, acquisition, and purchase in interstate or foreign commerce, or in a manner substantially affecting interstate or foreign commerce, of any live animal of any prohibited wildlife species.
7/30/2013--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 >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4306 (112th).
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2920.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2856”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 29, 2012
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 25, 2015
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2856 — 113th Congress: Captive Primate Safety Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr2856
“H.R. 2856 — 113th Congress: Captive Primate Safety Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. November 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr2856>
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