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S. 810: Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act of 2011

Summary: A bill to prohibit the conducting of invasive research on great apes, and for other purposes. (More Info)

S. 810 was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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The Humane Society of the United States 1,942,548 Facebook fans 192,899 Twitter followers

The Humane Society of the United States endorses tThe Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act (H.R. 1513 / S. 810). This bill protects our closest living relatives and saves taxpayers money by phasing out the use of chimpanzees in invasive research, requiring the permanent retirement of the 500 government-owned chimpanzees currently held in research laboratories to suitable sanctuaries, and prohibits the breeding chimpanzees for research (NIH has a policy on paper prohibiting the breeding pf federally-owned or supported chimpanzees for research, but this policy should be codified and enforced).

Chimpanzees are very social, highly intelligent, and proficient in tool ...

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