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2012 House Bill 5921: Ban monkeys and apes as pets
  1. Introduced by Rep. Andrew Kandrevas (D) on September 19, 2012, to prohibit the ownership, possession, breeding, sale, or importation of nonhuman primates (monkeys and apes) as pets. The bill authorizes exemptions for possession by zoos, veterinarians or specified officials, and “grandfathers” existing owners.
    • Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on September 19, 2012.