HR 1513

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1513

To prohibit the conducting of invasive research on great apes, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 13, 2011

Mr. BARTLETT (for himself, Mr. ISRAEL, Mr. LANGEVIN, Mr. REICHERT, Mr. TOWNS, Mr. ROTHMAN of New Jersey, Mrs. BONO MACK, Mr. SMITH of New Jersey, Mr. QUIGLEY, Mr. SHERMAN, Mr. CAMPBELL, Mr. HEINRICH, Mr. RANGEL, Mr. COURTNEY, Mr. SARBANES, Mr. KISSELL, Mr. LUJAN, Ms. NORTON, Mr. STARK, Ms. BORDALLO, Mr. YOUNG of Florida, Mr. BRADY of Pennsylvania, Mr. ELLISON, Ms. KAPTUR, Mr. JOHNSON of Georgia, Ms. WOOLSEY, Mr. VAN HOLLEN, Mr. ACKERMAN, Mr. PETERS, Mr. FILNER, Ms. SUTTON, Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Mr. MURPHY of Connecticut, Ms. MCCOLLUM, Mr. CARSON of Indiana, Mr. GEORGE MILLER of California, Mr. ANDREWS, Ms. RICHARDSON, Mr. DEFAZIO, Mr. NADLER, Mr. MORAN, Mr. GERLACH, and Mr. HINCHEY) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To prohibit the conducting of invasive research on great apes, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS AND PURPOSE.

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 4. PROHIBITIONS.

SEC. 5. RETIREMENT.

SEC. 6. CIVIL PENALTIES.

SEC. 7. GREAT APE SANCTUARY SYSTEM FUND.

SEC. 8. EFFECTIVE DATES.

SEC. 9. SEVERABILITY.

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