2017 ORS 167.431¹
Participation in cockfighting

This section is amended
Effective January 1, 2019
Relating to animals; creating new provisions; and amending ORS 167.335, 167.428 and 167.431.

(1) A person commits the crime of participation in cockfighting if the person knowingly:

(a) Attends a cockfight or pays admission at any location to view or bet on a cockfight; or

(b) Manufactures, buys, sells, barters, exchanges, possesses, advertises or otherwise offers to sell equipment with the intent that the equipment be used in training or handling a fighting bird or for enhancing the fighting ability of a fighting bird. This paragraph does not apply to a gaff, slasher or other sharp implement designed for attachment to a fighting bird.

(2) Participation in cockfighting is a Class C felony. [2003 c.484 §3; 2009 c.796 §1]

Note: See note under 167.426 (Definitions for ORS 167.426 to 167.439).

Chapter 167

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Exemp­tion of nuisance laws from constitu­tional require­ment for pay­ments based on govern­ment regula­tions restricting use of prop­erty, (2001) Vol 49, p 284

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 167—Offenses Against General Welfare and Animals, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors167.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 167, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano167.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.