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2013 Senate Bill 669: Ban monkeys and apes as pets
  1. Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on November 7, 2013, 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 Senate Agriculture Committee on November 7, 2013.