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DIVISION 20. MISCELLANEOUS HEALTH AND SAFETY PROVISIONS [24000 - 26217]

  ( Division 20 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

CHAPTER 13.6. Wild or Domestic Animals in Traveling Circuses and Carnivals [25989.1- 25989.1.]
  ( Chapter 13.6 added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 579, Sec. 2. )

25989.1.
  

(a)  Any traveling circus or carnival that performs in this state shall do both of the following:

(1)  Notify each entity that provides animal control services for a city, county, or city and county in which the traveling circus or carnival intends to perform of its intent to perform within that jurisdiction. Notice shall be given at least 14 days prior to the first performance in that city, county, or city and county.

(2)  Provide each entity that provides animal control services for a city, county, or city and county in which the traveling circus or carnival intends to perform with a schedule of its performances in California.

(b)  For the purposes of this chapter, “traveling circus or carnival” does not include any fair regulated under Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 19400) of Division 8 of the Business and Professions Code, or any rodeo, horse, or school event.

(c)  Any violation of subdivision (a) shall be punishable by a fine of not less than five hundred dollars ($500) and not more than two thousand dollars ($2,000) for a first violation, and not less than one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500) and not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000) for any subsequent violation.

(Amended by Stats. 1999, Ch. 83, Sec. 109. Effective January 1, 2000.)

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