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46 Animal-Fighting Ventures

461 Definitions

461.1 Animal

For the purposes of participating in an animal-fighting venture, the term “animal” refers to any live bird, dog, or other mammal (except human).

461.2 Animal-Fighting Venture

The term “animal-fighting venture” means any event, in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce, that involves a fight conducted or to be conducted between at least two animals for purposes of sport, wagering, or entertainment (excluding any activity whose primary purpose involves using one or more animals in hunting other animals).

461.3 Animal-Fighting Accessory

The term “animal-fighting accessory” refers to a knife, gaff, or other sharp instrument attached to or designated or intended to be attached to the leg of a bird in an animal-fighting venture.

461.4 Animal-Fighting Matter

Animal-fighting matter refers to written, printed, or graphic matter (e.g., advertisements or other commercial speech) promoting or furthering an animal-fighting venture.