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2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 109
Cockfighting; punishments; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 2 of Chapter 12 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to gambling, so as to define a certain term; to provide that owning, possessing, keeping, or training a cock for cockfighting, causing any cock to fight or injure another cock for amusement or gain, or allowing such activities on a person's property shall constitute a felony; to provide that being present at a cockfight shall constitute a misdemeanor of a high and aggravated nature; to provide that being present at any place where preparations are being made for an exhibition of cockfighting shall constitute a misdemeanor; to provide for punishments; to provide for exemptions; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/26/2009 - House Second Readers
Jan/16/2009 - House First Readers
Jan/15/2009 - House Hopper