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(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that animals that participate in greyhound racing on which pari-mutuel wagering is conducted and animals that are bred and trained for greyhound racing be treated humanely, both on and off the racetrack, throughout the lives of the animals.
(b) A greyhound bred, trained, or used for greyhound racing may not be put to death by any means other than lethal injection. A greyhound may not be removed from this state for the purpose of being destroyed.
(c)(1) Any person who violates this section on the first offense shall be guilty of a Class C misdemeanor.
(2) A person who violates this section on a second or subsequent offense shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alabama Code Title 13A. Criminal Code § 13A-11-16 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/al/title-13a-criminal-code/al-code-sect-13a-11-16/
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