18 U.S.C. § 49 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 18. Crimes and Criminal Procedure § 49. Enforcement of animal fighting prohibitions

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(a) In general.--Whoever violates subsection (a)(1), (b), (c), or (e) of section 26 of the Animal Welfare Act shall be fined under this title, imprisoned for not more than 5 years, or both, for each violation.

(b) Attending an animal fighting venture.--Whoever violates subsection (a)(2)(A) of section 26 of the Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C. 2156) shall be fined under this title, imprisoned for not more than 1 year, or both, for each violation.

(c) Causing an individual who has not attained the age of 16 to attend an animal fighting venture.--Whoever violates subsection (a)(2)(B) of section 26 (7 U.S.C. 2156) of the Animal Welfare Act shall be fined under this title, imprisoned for not more than 3 years, or both, for each violation.

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