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Chapter 578

< > Effective - 29 Jun 1999, see footnote    bottom

  578.182.  Exemptions. — Exemptions. — 1.  The provisions of sections 578.173 and 578.176 shall not apply to:

  (1)  Any person simulating a fight for the purpose of using the simulated fight as part of a motion picture production or a motion picture production for television, provided sections 578.009 and 578.012 are not violated;

  (2)  Any person selling, offering for sale, shipping, transporting or using any animal, for the sole purpose of tracking, pursuing or taking wildlife, or to participate in any hunting, fishing or any other activity regulated by the Missouri wildlife code;

  (3)  Any person using animals to herd, work or identify livestock for agricultural purposes according to recognized animal husbandry.

  2.  Nothing in the provisions of sections 578.170, 578.173, and 578.176 shall be construed to:

  (1)  Prohibit breeding, rearing or slaughtering poultry pursuant to the provisions of chapters 196, 262, 265, 276 and 277;

  (2)  Prohibit breeding or rearing game fowl when the game fowl are not intended for use in violation of the provisions of sections 578.170, 578.173 or 578.176;

  (3)  Prohibit professional or amateur rodeo practices, and skill events when the practices and skill events are not intended for use in violation of the provisions of sections 578.170, 578.173 and 578.176.


(Adopted by Initiative, Proposition A, § E, November 3, 1998, A.L. 1999 H.B. 79)

Effective 6-29-99

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