S.1947 - Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] (Introduced 12/06/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry | House - Agriculture; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||12/07/2012 Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.|
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Summary: S.1947 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (12/04/2012)
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.