An Act concerning crimes, criminal procedure and punishment; creating the crime of un-
lawful conduct of cockfighting; prescribing penalties therefor.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

      Section  1. (a) Unlawful conduct of cockfighting is: (1) Causing, for
amusement or gain, any gamecock to fight with or injure another game-
cock; (2) knowingly permitting such fighting or injuring on premises un-
der one's ownership, charge or control; (3) training any gamecock for the
purpose or with the intent of having it fight with or injure another game-
cock; or (4) attending the unlawful conduct of cockfighting as provided
in this subsection.

      (b) Unlawful conduct of cockfighting is a class A nonperson misde-

      (c) As used in this section, ``gamecock'' means a domesticated fowl
that is bred, reared or trained for the purpose of fighting with other fowl.

      (d) The provisions of this section shall be part of and supplemental
to the Kansas criminal code.

 Sec.  2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
publication in the statute book.

Approved May 17, 2002.