ANIMAL FIGHTS/CRIMINALIZE ATTENDANCE OF MINOR.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 507 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 27, 2019
AN ACT TO CRIMINALIZE THE ACT OF CAUSING A PERSON UNDER 16 YEARS OF AGE TO BE PRESENT AT AN EXHIBITION FEATURING ANIMAL FIGHTING.
Intro. by McNeill, C. Smith, Hurley.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (May 6 2019)
H 507

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 2 2019 - More information

    House amendment #1 makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Modifies the proposed changes to the animal fighting and baiting offenses set out in GS 14-362, GS 14-362.1(c), and GS 14-362.2(c) to now include in the offenses causing a person under age 18, rather than 16, to be present at an exhibition featuring the specified fighting or baiting.


  • Summary date: Mar 27 2019 - More information

    Amends GS 14-362 to make it a Class I felony to cause a person under age 16 to be present at an exhibition featuring cock fighting.

    Amends GS 14-362.1 to make it a Class 2 misdemeanor to causes a person under age 16 to be present at an exhibition featuring the fighting or baiting of an animal (other than a cock or a dog).

    Amends GS 14-362.2 to make it a Class H felony to causes a person under age 16 to be present at an exhibition featuring the baiting of a dog or the fighting of a dog with another dog or with another animal. 

    Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2019.


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