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H.R.1513 Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Apr 18, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

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    • Charlotte Ross Visits Chimpanzees In Sanctuary - July 30, 2012 by Vegetarian Star - Both the Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act (H.R. 1513/S. 810) are highly beneficial to both animals and taxpayers. The pieces of legislation involve phasing out research on chimps and retiring 500 of the animals in ...

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      As noted by Vegetarian Star on July 30, 2012, "Both the Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act (H.R. 1513/S. 810) are highly beneficial to both animals and taxpayers. The pieces of legislation involve phasing out research on chimps and retiring 500 of the animals in ..." (/url?q=http://vegetarianstar.com/2012/07/30/charlotte-ross-visits-chimpanzees-in-sanctuary/&sa=U&ei=oBsXUMf-A4b-8ASriYDABA&ved=0CCUQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNHtGCTm_1FXeSlo5TNegKI-dpNV9Q)
    • Senate Committee Approves Bill Banning Invasive Research on ... - July 30, 2012 by cgullion - ... great apes necessary to combat unforeseen diseases and a task force reviews and authorizes such research. The House companion bill, HR 1513, awaits consideration by the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee. Digg This ...

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      As noted by cgullion on July 30, 2012, "... great apes necessary to combat unforeseen diseases and a task force reviews and authorizes such research. The House companion bill, HR 1513, awaits consideration by the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee. Digg This ..." (/url?q=http://www.washington.edu/federalrelations/senate-committee-approves-bill-banning-invasive-research-on-apes/&sa=U&ei=oBsXUMf-A4b-8ASriYDABA&ved=0CBsQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNHXBY3W7vhAoVxcHnYjcXP40PMK2g)
    • Monkeys and Dogs: Ending U.S. chimpanzee laboratories will save ... - July 26, 2012 by Robert Lewis and Jennifer Hodson - When members of the Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee meet Wednesday to mark up the bipartisan Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act, S. 810/H.R. 1513, I urge them to approve this bill that validates ...

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      As noted by Robert Lewis and Jennifer Hodson on July 26, 2012, "When members of the Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee meet Wednesday to mark up the bipartisan Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act, S. 810/H.R. 1513, I urge them to approve this bill that validates ..." (/url?q=http://bannanasandbones.blogspot.com/2012/07/ending-us-chimpanzee-laboratories-will.html&sa=U&ei=hjcTUIjeDoGu8ASCpYGYAg&ved=0CDcQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNGAC-Znmygjl3s0E-pN9W-2i4W8Vw)

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    • Ending U.S. chimpanzee laboratories will save chimpanzee research - July 24, 2012 by Thehill.com - 810/H.R. 1513, I urge them to approve this bill that validates the long standing conclusions of the majority of chimpanzee researchers that non-laboratory based research will contribute most to improving human health, is more humane and promotes chimpanzee

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      As noted by Thehill.com on July 24, 2012, "810/H.R. 1513, I urge them to approve this bill that validates the long standing conclusions of the majority of chimpanzee researchers that non-laboratory based research will contribute most to improving human health, is more humane and promotes chimpanzee" (http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/healthcare/239771-ending-us-chimpanzee-laboratories-will-save-chimpanzee-research)
    • Chimpanzees play valuable role in biomedical research - July 12, 2012 by Thehill.com - While Rep. Bartlett is entitled to his views, we believe strongly that the passage of S. 810/H.R. 1513, the Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act (GAPCSA), which he introduced, would have a devastating impact upon the advancement of medicine and human

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      As noted by Thehill.com on July 12, 2012, "While Rep. Bartlett is entitled to his views, we believe strongly that the passage of S. 810/H.R. 1513, the Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act (GAPCSA), which he introduced, would have a devastating impact upon the advancement of medicine and human " (http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/healthcare/237415-chimpanzees-play-valuable-role-in-biomedical-research)
    • Ending experimentation on chimpanzees is right choice - June 12, 2012 by Thehill.com - That is the reason I introduced the Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act (H.R. 1513/S. 810), which already has more than 175 bipartisan co-sponsors in the House and Senate. The biomedical research industry is utilizing more effective and less costly a

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      As noted by Thehill.com on June 12, 2012, "That is the reason I introduced the Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act (H.R. 1513/S. 810), which already has more than 175 bipartisan co-sponsors in the House and Senate. The biomedical research industry is utilizing more effective and less costly a" (http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/energy-a-environment/232409-ending-experimentation-on-chimpanzees-is-right-choice-)
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