Bill banning primates as pets clears Illinois House

03/22/2010 | Chicago Sun-Times (free registration)

A bill that seeks to outlaw the ownership of monkeys as pets has passed the Illinois House and heads to the state Senate for review. The bill, which was prompted by a mauling incident in Connecticut caused by a pet chimpanzee last year, is in the interest of "public health and safety as well as animal welfare," said the state representative sponsoring the legislation.

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