Session Law

Identifying Information:L. 2002 ch. 132
Other Identifying Information:2002 Senate Bill 69*
Tax Type:Other
Brief Description:An Act concerning crimes, criminal procedure and punishment; creating the crime of unlawful conduct of cockfighting; prescribing penalties therefor.
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CHAPTER 132

SENATE BILL No. 69*


An Act concerning crimes, criminal procedure and punishment; creating the crime of un-

lawful conduct of cockfighting; prescribing penalties therefor.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

Section 1. (a) Unlawful conduct of cockfighting is: (1) Causing, for

amusement or gain, any gamecock to fight with or injure another game-

cock; (2) knowingly permitting such fighting or injuring on premises un-

der one's ownership, charge or control; (3) training any gamecock for the

purpose or with the intent of having it fight with or injure another game-

cock; or (4) attending the unlawful conduct of cockfighting as provided

in this subsection.

(b) Unlawful conduct of cockfighting is a class A nonperson misde-

meanor.

(c) As used in this section, ``gamecock'' means a domesticated fowl

that is bred, reared or trained for the purpose of fighting with other fowl.

(d) The provisions of this section shall be part of and supplemental

to the Kansas criminal code.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its

publication in the statute book.

Approved May 17, 2002.


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Date Composed: 10/10/2002 Date Modified: 10/10/2002