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H.R.366: Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Tom Marino, R-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 231 (159 Democrats, 73 Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 23, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act of 2013 - 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) knowingly causes a minor to attend such venture to a fine and/or imprisonment for up to three years for each violation.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
Feb. 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit.
Jan. 23, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
Jan. 23, 2013 Referred to House Agriculture