Chimp Haven is Home Act

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    110TH UNITED STATES CONGRESS
    1ST SESSION


    An Act
    To amend the Public Health Service Act to modify the program for the sanctuary system for surplus chimpanzees
    by terminating the authority for the removal of chimpanzees from the system for research purposes.


    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

    SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.[edit]

    This Act may be cited as the “Chimp Haven is Home Act”.

    SEC. 2. SANCTUARY SYSTEM FOR SURPLUS CHIMPANZEES; TERMINATION OF AUTHORITY FOR REMOVAL FROM SYSTEM FOR RESEARCH PURPOSES.[edit]

    (a) In General.—
    The first section 481C of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 287a-3a) (added by section 2 of Public Law 106-551) is amended in subsection (d)--
    (1) in paragraph (2), in subparagraph (J), by striking “If any chimpanzee is removed” and all that follows; and
    (2) in paragraph (3)—
    (A) in subparagraph (A)—
    (i) by striking clause (ii); and
    (ii) by striking “except as provided” in the matter preceding clause (i) and all that follows through “behavioral studies” and inserting the following: “except that the chimpanzee may be used for noninvasive behavioral studies”;
    (B) by striking subparagraph (B);
    (C) by redesignating subparagraph (C) as subparagraph (B); and
    (D) in subparagraph (B) (as so redesignated), by striking “under subparagraphs (A) and (B)” and inserting “under subparagraph (A)”.
    (b) Technical Correction.—
    Part E of title IV of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 287 et seq.) is amended by redesignating the second section 481C (added by section 204(a) of Public Law 106-505) as section 481D.

    Approved December 26, 2007.

    LEGISLATIVE HISTORY[edit]

    S. 1916 (H.R. 3295):

    • CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 153 (2007):
      • Dec. 13, considered and passed Senate.
      • Dec. 19, considered and passed House.