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Sec. 11.61.145. Promoting an exhibition of fighting animals.
 (a) A person commits the crime or offense, as applicable, of promoting an exhibition of fighting animals if the person
     (1) owns, possesses, keeps, or trains an animal with intent that it be engaged in an exhibition of fighting animals;

     (2) instigates, promotes, or has a pecuniary interest in an exhibition of fighting animals; or

     (3) attends an exhibition of fighting animals.

 (b) The animals, equipment, vehicles, money, and other personal property used by a person in a violation of (a)(1) or (2) of this section shall be forfeited to the state if the person is convicted of an offense under this section.

 (c) In this section, “animal” means a vertebrate living creature not a human being, but does not include fish.

 (d) Promoting an exhibition of fighting animals
     (1) under (a)(1) or (2) of this section is a class C felony;

     (2) under (a)(3) of this section is
          (A) a violation
               (i) for the first offense;

               (ii) punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000 for the second offense; and

          (B) a class A misdemeanor for the third and each subsequent offense.

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