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Arkansas Legislation

SB 901 Prohibits Private Ownership of Primates [2011]

Born Free USA position: SUPPORT

Bill description: This bill makes it unlawful for a person to own, possess, breed and to transfer or receive ownership/possession of a primate. It exempts AZA-accredited facilities, registered nonprofit humane societies, vet hospitals/clinics, law enforcement, wildlife sanctuaries and persons holding an Arkansas State Game and Fish wildlife breeder/dealer permit or a scientific collection permit.

Read the full text of the bill and follow its progress here.
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