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Short Title

Increases penalty associated with animal fighting 
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Long Title To amend sections 959.15 and 959.99 of the Revised Code to prohibit and establish an increased penalty for knowingly engaging in activities associated with cockfighting, bearbaiting, or pitting an animal against another.


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Senate Agriculture Committee
House Judiciary Committee

Primary Sponsors

Barbara R. Sears
Heather Bishoff


Marlene Anielski
Steven Arndt
Nan A. Baker
Janine R. Boyd
Tim W. Brown
Nicholas J. Celebrezze
Kathleen Clyde
Hearcel F. Craig
Mike Dovilla
Cheryl L. Grossman
Stephen D. Hambley
Brian Hill
Greta Johnson
Steven W. Kraus
Sarah LaTourette
David Leland
Michele Lepore-Hagan
Robert McColley
Michael J. O'Brien
John Patterson
Debbie Phillips
Margaret Ann Ruhl
Michael Sheehy
Kent Smith
Michael Stinziano
Martin J. Sweeney
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