H.R. 2920: Captive Primate Safety Act

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.

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Jun 25, 2015


Referred to Committee on Jun 25, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on June 25, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Michael Fitzpatrick

Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 25, 2015
Length: 6 pages


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Jun 25, 2015

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