Full Statute Name:  West's Annotated California Codes. Penal Code. Part 1. Of Crimes and Punishments. Title 14. Malicious Mischief. § 597h. Live animals; attaching to power propelled device to be pursued by dogs

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Primary Citation:  CA PENAL § 597h Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  October, 2014 Alternate Citation:  West's Ann. Cal. Penal Code § 597h Date Adopted:  1935
Summary:

This statute makes it unlawful to tie, attach, or fasten any live animal to any machine or device propelled by any power for the purpose of causing such animal to be pursued by a dog or dogs.

Statute Text: 

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to tie or attach or fasten any live animal to any machine or device propelled by any power for the purpose of causing that animal to be pursued by a dog or dogs.

(b) Any person violating any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) or by imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding six months, or by both that imprisonment and fine.

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(Added by Stats.1935, c. 432, p. 1481, § 1. Amended by Stats.2011, c. 562 (S.B.425), § 2.)

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