2011: Cockfighting

THLN worked closely with the Texas Animal Control Association and the Humane Society of the United States in passing HB 1043 to strengthen the cockfighting laws in Texas.  In addition to cockfighting itself, HB 1043 outlaws promoting a cockfight; allowing one's property to be used for a cockfight; training fighting birds; and attending a cockfighting event.

About the Legislation

HB 1043 Cockfighting

Bill Caption: Relating to creating an offense for engaging in certain conduct relating to cockfighting. Effective on: September 1, 2011 Authors: Christian | Lucio III | Zedler | Rodriguez, EddieSponsor: Lucio

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