GA HB109 | 2009-2010 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 16 2009 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2009-01-26 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Judiciary - Non-Civil Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


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.

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Cockfighting; punishments; provisions



2009-01-26 House Second Readers
2009-01-16 House First Readers

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