Bill Text — Nov 12, 2013
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Sep 30, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
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.
Senator from Iowa
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Last Updated: Nov 12, 2013
Length: 3 pages
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve provisions relating to the sanctuary system for surplus chimpanzees.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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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.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1561”). 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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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1561 — 113th Congress: CHIMP Act Amendments of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1561
“S. 1561 — 113th Congress: CHIMP Act Amendments of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1561>
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