SUMMARY OF U.S. STATE LAWS REGARDING PRIVATE POSSESSION OF NONHUMAN PRIMATES:


* 20 states have no state requirements for private possession of nonhuman primates.

* 13 states require a permit for private possession of nonhuman primates.

* 9 states ban private sector possession of nonhuman primates.

* 5 states have partial bans [banning certain species].

* 2 states have partial bans [certain species]; permits required for other species.

* 1 state requires being bonded for private possession of nonhuman primates.


STATES WITH NO REQUIREMENTS FOR PRIVATE POSSESSION OF NONHUMAN PRIMATES:
Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin

STATES WHICH REQUIRE A PERMIT:
Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota

STATES WHICH BAN PRIVATE POSSESSION OF NONHUMAN PRIMATES:
California, Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Utah, Vermont, Wyoming

STATES WHICH HAVE PARTIAL BANS [BANS ON CERTAIN NONHUMAN PRIMATES]:
Alaska, Arizona, Indiana, Mississippi, Tennessee

STATES WHICH BANS CERTAIN NONHUMAN PRIMATE SPECIES AND REQUIRE PERMITS FOR OTHERS:
Florida, Texas

STATE WHICH REQUIRES GETTING BONDED TO POSSESS NONHUMAN PRIMATES:
Hawaii