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An Act to Amend Title 18, United States Code, to Punish the Depiction of Animal Cruelty.

United States

An Act to Amend Title 18, United States Code, to Punish the Depiction of Animal Cruelty.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • Animal welfare -- United States

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      Before the law was enacted, according to the Humane Society of the United States, there were some 2, crush videos available in the marketplace, for $15 to $ each. Section 11 in The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, Treating animals cruelly.— If any person— beats, kicks, over-rides, over-drives, over-loads, tortures or otherwise treats any animal so as to subject it to unnecessary pain or suffering or causes or, 18 [***] organises.

    A. Punishing Depictions of Animal Cruelty In , President Clinton signed 18 U.S.C. § 48 into law The statute states that a person who sells, creates, or possesses a depiction of animal cruelty with the intent of placing it into interstate or foreign commerce for commercial gain can be imprisoned for no more than five years and/or fined. RSPCA ACT needs your help in supporting harsher penalties for animal cruelty cases in the ACT. It is time for the Punishment to Fit the Crime! As demonstrated last week in a recent animal cruelty case, the penalty given to a local Canberra woman, Annette Banks for the neglect of her two dogs was outrageous.

    UPDATE: On Novem , the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act was signed into law. Background. The federal law prohibiting the creation and distribution of “crush videos” does not cover the underlying acts of animal abuse, which can occur beyond the reach of state cruelty laws. Since , Congress has passed two federal anti-cruelty laws that punish animal abusers by using its Commerce Clause powers. Animal Crush Videos. Animal crush videos are depictions of violence against animals where, generally, the face of the human is not shown but only the violence or act of cruelty perpetrated on the animals.


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An Act to Amend Title 18, United States Code, to Punish the Depiction of Animal Cruelty by United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. An Act to Amend Ti United States Code, to Punish the Depiction of Animal Cruelty. [United States.]. H.R. ( th): To amend section 48 (relating to depiction of animal cruelty) of ti United States Code, and for other purposes. Call or Write Congress React to this bill with an emoji.

Depiction of animal cruelty.''. Purpose and Summary H.R. enacts a new section in title 18 of the United States Code to make it a crime to create, sell, or possess any visual depiction of animals being tortured with the intent to place that depiction in interstate or foreign commerce for commercial gain.

To amend ti United States Code, to punish the depiction of animal cruelty. Page 11 PREV PAGE TOP OF DOC Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1.

PUNISHMENT FOR DEPICTION OF ANIMAL CRUELTY. Summary of H.R - th Congress (): To amend section 48 (relating to depiction of animal cruelty) of ti United States Code, and for other purposes. § Humane standards for animals by United States Government facilities [Sec. 14] Any department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States having laboratory animal facilities shall comply with the standards and other requirements promulgated by the Secretary for a research facility under sections1 (a), (f), (g), and (h) of this.

Summary: This document contains Pennsylvania's anti-cruelty laws that were amended in and Inthe state added a rescue and immunity provision for dogs and cats in "hot cars." Section covers neglect of animal and states that a person who has care of animal must provide: (1) necessary sustenance and potable water; (2) access to clean and sanitary shelter and protection from.

CRIMES CODE (18 PA.C.S.) - CRUELTY TO ANIMALS Act of Dec. 8,P.L.No. 18 Session of No. HB AN ACT Amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for cruelty to animals. The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania hereby enacts as follows.

Short Title of Amendment Pub. –, § 1, Aug. 2,Stat.provided that: “This Act [enacting this section] may be cited as the ‘ Federal Law Enforcement Animal Protection Act of ’.”. Full text of "The Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session, on H.R.an act to amend Ti United States Code, to ban partial-birth abortion, Novem " See other formats.

The Cruelty to Animals Actwas an Act passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom (39 & 40 Vict., Public Acts, c. ) which set limits on the practice of, and instituted a licensing system for animal experimentation, amending the Cruelty to Animals Act Its long title was An Act to amend the Law relating to Cruelty to Animals (15th August ).Repealed by: Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act (No short title) An act to amend ti United States Code, to punish the depiction of animal cruelty Pub.L.

– December 9, Father Theodore M. H.R. (th). To revise section 48 of ti United States Code, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. To revise section 48 of ti United States Code, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- 2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 SECTION 1.

SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ' 'Preventing Animal 5 Cruelty and Torture Act" or the "PACT Act". 6 SEC. REVISION OF SECTION chapter —animal health protection (§§ – ) CHAPTER A—CONTROL OF WILD ANIMALS (§§ – ) CHAPTER —ENHANCING CONTROLS ON DANGEROUS BIOLOGICAL AGENTS AND TOXINS (§§ – ).

Georgia Code TITLE 16 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES CHAPTER 12 - OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC HEALTH AND MORALS ARTICLE 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS § - Cruelty to animals O.C.G.A.

() Cruelty to animals (a) As used in this Code section, the term. Granted, some kind of "serious value" exception is surely necessary for the anti-animal-cruelty-depiction statute to work.

But such an exception shouldn't have to come verbatim from Court obscenity precedent, and it is worth thinking about whether such an exception should be carefully tailored to fit this new context. To amend ti United States Code, to punish the depiction of animal cruelty. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1.

PUNISHMENT FOR DEPICTION OF ANIMAL CRUELTY. (a) IN GENERAL- Chapter 3 of ti United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the. Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of and the Animal Cruelty Statistics Act of hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, seco.

Yet the decision not to incorporate the full obscenity-test language into the anti-animal-cruelty-depiction statute does have one drawback: It somewhat undermines the statute's drafters' attempt to draw the animal-cruelty statute directly under the rule set by prior precedent, and thus defend its constitutional validity.

States’ Animal Cruelty Statutes. STATE OF ILLINOIS. Current through P.A. of the Reg. Sess. 70/1. Short title violation of this Act or an animal control warden or animal control administrator appointed under the Animal Control Act Section of the Criminal Code ofshall be subject to a fine of $ and.Full text of "UNITED STATES v.

STEVENS: THE SUPREME COURT'S DECISION INVALIDATING THE CRUSH VIDEO STATUTE" See other formats.SECTION Definitions. As used in this chapter: (1) "Animal" means a living vertebrate creature except a homo sapien.

(2) "Sustenance" means adequate food provided at suitable intervals of quantities of wholesome foodstuff suitable for the species and age, sufficient to maintain a reasonable level of nutrition to allow for proper growth and weight and adequate water provided with.