S. 1561 (113th): CHIMP Act Amendments of 2013

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve provisions relating to the sanctuary system for surplus chimpanzees.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Sep 30, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Passed Senate (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on October 30, 2013 but was never passed by the House. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 252: PREEMIE Reauthorization Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 27, 2013. (compare text)

Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: Nov 12, 2013
Length: 3 pages


Sep 30, 2013

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Oct 30, 2013
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Oct 30, 2013
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

S. 1561 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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