2012 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 27 - ANIMAL FIGHTING AND BAITING ACT
Section 16-27-30 - Acts or omissions constituting felonies; penalties.


SC Code § 16-27-30 (2012) What's This?

Any person who:

(a) owns an animal for the purpose of fighting or baiting;

(b) is a party to or causes any fighting or baiting of any animal;

(c) purchases, rents, leases, or otherwise acquires or obtains the use of any structure, facility, or location for the purpose of fighting or baiting any animal; or

(d) knowingly allows or permits or makes available any structure, facility, or location to be used for the purpose of fighting or baiting any animal is guilty of a felony and upon conviction must be punished by a fine of five thousand dollars or imprisoned for five years, or both.

HISTORY: 1986 Act No. 491, Section 3.

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