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Section 31402. (Added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 1072, Sec. 3.)
Cite as: Cal. Food & Agric. Code §31402.

Violation of any provision of this division that results in death or serious injury to livestock or poultry is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500) or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than six months or by both the fine and imprisonment.

As used in this section, “serious injury” means injury of a degree of severity that the injured animal must be destroyed or injury that results in the fair market value of the animal being reduced to a level at which it may not be profitably sold.



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