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A00944 Summary:

Amd S351, Ag & Mkts L
Criminalizes knowingly causing a minor to attend a place where exhibition of animal fighting is being conducted.
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A00944 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 8, 2015
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
          Committee on Agriculture
        AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets  law,  in  relation  to  the
          prohibition of animal fighting
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 351 of the agriculture and markets
     2  law, as added by chapter 150 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read  as
     3  follows:
     4    4. (a) Any person who engages in conduct specified in paragraph (b) or
     5  (c)  hereof is guilty of a misdemeanor and is punishable by imprisonment
     6  for a period not to exceed one year, or by a  fine  not  to  exceed  one
     7  thousand dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
     8    (b)  The  knowing presence as a spectator having paid an admission fee
     9  or having made a wager at any place where an exhibition of animal fight-
    10  ing is being conducted; or
    11    (c) Knowingly causes a minor to attend an exhibition of animal  fight-
    12  ing.    The  term  "minor" means a person under the age of sixteen years
    13  old.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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