2018 Idaho Statutes
Title 25 - ANIMALS
Chapter 35 - ANIMAL CARE
Section 25-3506 - EXHIBITION OF COCKFIGHTS.

Universal Citation: ID Code § 25-3506 (2018)
25-3506. EXHIBITION OF COCKFIGHTS. (1) Every person who participates in a public or private display of combat between two (2) or more gamecocks in which the fighting, killing, maiming or injuring of gamecocks is a significant feature is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction, be punished in accordance with section 25-3520A, Idaho Code.
(2) Every person who knowingly advertises, promotes or organizes a public or private display of combat between two (2) or more gamecocks in which the fighting, killing, maiming or injuring of gamecocks is a significant feature and at which:
(a) Any controlled substance listed in section 37-2732C, Idaho Code, is present; and
(b) Any act of gambling, as defined in section 18-3801, Idaho Code, occurs;
is guilty of a felony and shall, upon conviction, be punished in accordance with the penalty provisions in section 25-3520A(3)(a), Idaho Code.
(3) Every person who knowingly advertises, promotes or organizes a public or private display of combat between two (2) or more gamecocks in which the fighting, killing, maiming or injuring of gamecocks is a significant feature and at which:
(a) Gaffs or other artificial or mechanical means are used to enhance pain, inflict injury or to cause death; or
(b) Any substance to enhance activity, aggressiveness or bodily energy has been administered to a gamecock;
is guilty of a misdemeanor for a first violation and shall, upon conviction, be punished in accordance with the penalty provisions of section 25-3520A(1), Idaho Code. Any person convicted of a second or subsequent violation of the provisions of this subsection is guilty of a felony and shall, upon conviction, be punished in accordance with the penalty provisions of section 25-3520A(3)(a), Idaho Code. Each prior conviction shall constitute one (1) violation of the provisions of this subsection regardless of the number of counts involved in the conviction.
(4) Nothing in this section prohibits any customary practice of breeding or rearing game fowl, regardless of the subsequent uses of said game fowl.

History:
[(25-3506) R.C., sec. 7153b, as added by 1909, p. 175, sec. 2; reen. C.L., sec. 7153b; C.S., sec. 8544; I.C.A., sec. 17-4204; reen. 1972, ch. 336, sec. 1, p. 884; am. and redesig. 1994, ch. 346, sec. 6, p. 1092; am. 1996, ch. 229, sec. 5, p. 746; am. 2012, ch. 262, sec. 2, p. 729.]

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