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H.R.80 Captive Primate Safety Act, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 20, 2009 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 118.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Natural Resources

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Natural Resources - Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on February 24, 2009, with a roll call of 323 ayes, 95 nays, and 14 not voting.

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  • 50% of users support H.R.80

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    • The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

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    • On February 25, 2009, by calsr - This a simple knee jerk reaction to a terrible accident. Do we need to rush to legislate protection of stupid people? This is just another way to throw 5 million taxpayer dollars into the black hole of government. SEC. 6. AUTHORIZATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL. In addition to such other amounts as are authorized to carry out the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 (16 U.S.C. 3371 et seq.), there is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of the Interior $5,000,000 for fiscal year 2010 to hire additional law enforcement personnel of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to enforce that Act.

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      As noted by calsr, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 25, 2009, "This a simple knee jerk reaction to a terrible accident. Do we need to rush to legislate protection of stupid people? This is just another way to throw 5 million taxpayer dollars into the black hole of government. SEC. 6. AUTHORIZATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL. In addition to such other amounts as are authorized to carry out the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 (16 U.S.C. 3371 et seq.), there is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of the Interior $5,000,000 for fiscal year 2010 to hire additional law enforcement personnel of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to enforce that Act. "
    • On March 06, 2009, by LostRambler - The more appropriate legislation would simply spell out that certain safety standards are required, not a complete prohibition. If a rich person wants a monkey, they should be able to have one, provided they spend more of their riches on protecting the public. i.e. proper cages, fences, electronic collars, etc. And you can spell out liabilities and criminal penalties for failure to provide for the public safety.

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      As noted by LostRambler, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 06, 2009, "The more appropriate legislation would simply spell out that certain safety standards are required, not a complete prohibition. If a rich person wants a monkey, they should be able to have one, provided they spend more of their riches on protecting the public. i.e. proper cages, fences, electronic collars, etc. And you can spell out liabilities and criminal penalties for failure to provide for the public safety."
    • On March 15, 2009, by MTPatriot - You are not serious right? lmao What animals were not all WILD at some point? I guess I just don't see the point in wasting millions of dollars enforcing such trivial issues as this. How often does this happen? Seriously?

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      As noted by MTPatriot, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 15, 2009, "You are not serious right? lmao What animals were not all WILD at some point? I guess I just don't see the point in wasting millions of dollars enforcing such trivial issues as this. How often does this happen? Seriously?"

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • H.R.287: Homes for Heroes Act of 2011 - U.S. Congress - OpenCongress - January 10, 2011 by opencongress.org - Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of this page and the web address of your suggested news article: Our editorial team will post relevant links as quickly as possible. ... 2010: .346/.423/.482, 676 P

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      As noted by opencongress.org on January 10, 2011, "Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of this page and the web address of your suggested news article: Our editorial team will post relevant links as quickly as possible. ... 2010: .346/.423/.482, 676 P" (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h287/show)
    • 2011 Big East Baseball Preseason Poll - January 03, 2011 by College Baseball Daily - Second baseman Ryan Wright (.366, 16 HR, 80 RBI) was unanimously chosen to the Preseason All-BIG EAST Team, joining outfielder Stewart Ijames (.324, 14 HR, 63 RBI). USF (26-32, 16-11 BIG EAST) was picked fourth in the preseason poll ...

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      As noted by College Baseball Daily on January 03, 2011, "Second baseman Ryan Wright (.366, 16 HR, 80 RBI) was unanimously chosen to the Preseason All-BIG EAST Team, joining outfielder Stewart Ijames (.324, 14 HR, 63 RBI). USF (26-32, 16-11 BIG EAST) was picked fourth in the preseason poll ..." (http://www.collegebaseballdaily.com/2011/01/04/2011-big-east-preseason-poll/)
    • Big East Baseball 2011 Preseason Poll | College Baseball 360 - January 03, 2011 by College Baseball 360 - Second baseman Ryan Wright (.366, 16 HR, 80 RBI) was unanimously chosen to the Preseason All-BIG EAST Team, joining outfielder Stewart Ijames (.324, 14 HR, 63 RBI). USF (26-32, 16-11 BIG EAST) was picked fourth in the preseason ...

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      As noted by College Baseball 360 on January 03, 2011, "Second baseman Ryan Wright (.366, 16 HR, 80 RBI) was unanimously chosen to the Preseason All-BIG EAST Team, joining outfielder Stewart Ijames (.324, 14 HR, 63 RBI). USF (26-32, 16-11 BIG EAST) was picked fourth in the preseason ..." (http://collegebaseball360.com/2011/01/04/big-east-baseball-2011-preseason-poll/)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • - May 04, 2009 by American Veterinary Medical Association - The Captive Primate Safety Act of 2009 (HR 80/S. 462) was designated for "nonsupport." This legislation would make it unlawful to import, export, transport, ...

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      As noted by American Veterinary Medical Association on May 04, 2009, "The Captive Primate Safety Act of 2009 (HR 80/S. 462) was designated for "nonsupport." This legislation would make it unlawful to import, export, transport, ..." (http://www.avma.org/onlnews/javma/may09/090515i.asp)
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