2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 14 — Criminal law
RS 14:102.10 — Bear wrestling; penalty

LA Rev Stat § 14:102.10 What's This?

§102.10. Bear wrestling; penalty

A. Any person who intentionally commits any of the following shall be guilty of bear wrestling:

(1) Promotes, engages in, or is employed by anyone who conducts a bear wrestling match.

(2) Receives money for the admission of another person to a place kept for bear wrestling matches.

(3) Sells, purchases, possesses, or trains a bear for a bear wrestling match.

B. For the purposes of this Section, a "bear wrestling match" means a match or contest between one or more persons and a bear for the purpose of fighting or engaging in a physical altercation.

C. Whoever commits the crime of bear wrestling shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars or imprisoned for not more than six months, or both.

Acts 1992, No. 740, §1.

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