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S Amdt 2081 - Authorizes "Chicken Boxing" under Certain Conditions - Louisiana Key Vote

Sherri Buffington voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (8-29) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes "Chicken Boxing" under Certain Conditions

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to SB 523 that authorizes "chicken boxing" under certain conditions.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the criminalization of chicken boxing provided all conditions including, but not limited to, the following are met: 
    • There will be no blades, gaffs, spurs, or knives are used or permitted;
    • There will be a veterinarian present to ensure safety of combatants;
    • There will be sparring muffs or fowl safety boxing gear used by each combatant at all times during the boxing match; and
    • There will be no gambling or wagering permitted with respect to the "chicken boxing" match.
  • Specifies that the bill’s provisions cannot be construed as cockfighting, participation in cockfighting, or cruelty to animals. 
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes "Chicken Boxing" under Certain Conditions

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