Gov. Snyder signs legislation to increase penalties for animal fighters

Animal fighting now a racketeering crime in Mich., property, money can be seized

Published On: Dec 13 2012 02:43:45 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 13 2012 02:49:51 PM EST
LANSING, Mich. -

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation to increase penalties for people associated with animal fighting and animal cruelty crimes.

"This legislation provides law enforcement the tools they need to put a stop to animal fighting," Snyder said.

Read: Detroit rapper charged with dog fighting in court.

The Bills:


The three bills now are Public Acts in Michigan.

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