H.R. 16715 (93rd): A bill to amend the act of August 24, 1966, for purposes of prohibiting the shipment in interstate commerce of dogs intended to be used to fight other dogs for purposes of sport, wagering, or entertainment.

Introduced:

Sep 18, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 18, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Peter Kyros

Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
9/18/1974--Introduced.Prohibits the interstate shipment of dogs trained for or intended to be used in dog fights for purposes of sport, wagering, or entertainment. Specifies punishments for persons involved in such ... Read more >
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History

Introduced
Sep 18, 1974

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