H.R. 2492 (112th): Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act of 2011

Jul 11, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

S. 1947 (same title)
Passed Senate — Dec 04, 2012

Tom Marino
Representative for Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district
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Jul 11, 2011
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Related Bills
H.R. 366 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 23, 2013

S. 1947 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Dec 04, 2012


This bill was introduced on July 11, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jul 11, 2011
Referred to Committee Jul 11, 2011
Full Title

To prohibit attendance of an animal fighting venture, and for other purposes.


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227 cosponsors (150D, 77R) (show)

House Agriculture

Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit

House Judiciary

Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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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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