Summary: S.736 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.736. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (03/27/2003)

Animal Fighting Prohibition Enforcement Act - Amends the Animal Welfare Act to increase the imprisonment penalty for animal fighting violations from one year to two years. Makes it unlawful to sell, buy, transport, or deliver in interstate or foreign commerce a knife, gaff, or other sharp instrument used in a bird-fighting venture.

Revises enforcement provisions. Permits euthanasia for an animal in extreme pain.

Includes the Internet or any technology as interstate instrumentality.