H.R.2492 - Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act of 2011

To prohibit attendance of an animal fighting venture, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To prohibit attendance of an animal fighting venture, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act of 2011 as introduced.

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07/11/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Representative

Tom Marino

R-PA

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Official Summary

Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act of 2011 - Amends the Animal Welfare Act to prohibit any person from knowingly attending an animal fighting venture or causing a minor (a person under the age of 18) to attend such a venture. Subjects any person who: (1) knowingly attends such ventur

Official Summary

Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act of 2011 - Amends the Animal Welfare Act to prohibit any person from knowingly attending an animal fighting venture or causing a minor (a person under the age of 18) to attend such a venture. Subjects any person who:
(1) knowingly attends such venture to a fine and/or imprisonment for up to a year for each violation, and
(2) causes a minor to attend such venture to a fine and/or imprisonment for up to three years for each violation.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.2492

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Humane Society
  • Last Chance for Animals
  • Animal Legal Defense Fund
  • American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
  • Alliance for Progressive Values
  • ...and 1 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing H.R.2492

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