Public Law 72-244

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 Chapter 391
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An Act
To amend an Executive order promulgated August 4, 1911, prohibiting promotion of fights between bulls, dogs, or cocks.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
That Section 1 of the Executive order of August 4, 1911, is hereby amended to read as follows:

‘‘Section 1. Any person who sets on foot, instigates, promotes, or carries on any fights between cocks or other birds, or any dog fight, or bull fight, or fight between other animals; or who does any act as assistant, umpire, or principal in furtherance of any fight between any such animals, shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $50, or by imprisonment in jail not to exceed thirty days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court.’’

Approved July 2, 1932.

Legislative History[edit]

H.R. 7200