S.1947 - Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act of 2011

A bill to prohibit attendance of an animal fighting venture, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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

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12/06/11
 
12/04/12
 
 
 
 
 

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Richard Blumenthal

D-CT

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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 knowingly causing a minor (a person under the age of 18) to attend such a venture. Subjects any person who: (1) knowingly attends s

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 knowingly 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) knowingly 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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  • Humane Society

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