HB 6: "An Act relating to cruelty to animals."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 6 01 "An Act relating to cruelty to animals." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 11.61.140(a) is amended to read: 04 (a) A person commits cruelty to animals if the person 05 (1) knowingly inflicts severe and prolonged physical pain or suffering 06 on an animal; 07 (2) with criminal negligence, fails to care for an animal and, as a result, 08 causes the death of the animal or causes severe physical pain or prolonged suffering to 09 the animal; 10 (3) kills or injures an animal by the use of a decompression chamber; 11 (4) intentionally kills or injures a pet or livestock by the use of poison; 12 [OR] 13 (5) knowingly kills or injures an animal, other than as provided in (1) 14 or (3) of this subsection, with the intent to intimidate, threaten, or terrorize another 15 person; or
01 (6) knowingly 02 (A) engages in sexual conduct with an animal; 03 (B) under circumstances not proscribed under 04 AS 11.41.455, 05 (i) photographs or films, for purposes of sexual 06 gratification, a person engaged in sexual conduct with an animal; 07 (ii) causes, induces, aids, or encourages another 08 person to engage in sexual conduct with an animal; or 09 (C) permits sexual conduct with an animal to be conducted 10 on any premises under the person's control. 11 * Sec. 2. AS 11.61.140 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 12 (h) In this section, "sexual conduct" means any 13 (1) touching or fondling by a person, either directly or through 14 clothing, of the genitals or anus of an animal or any transfer or transmission of semen 15 by the person on any part of the animal for the purpose of sexual gratification or 16 arousal of the person; 17 (2) contact, however slight, between the mouth, genitals, or anus of a 18 person and the sex organ or anus of an animal, or any intrusion, however slight, of any 19 part of the body of the person into the sex organ or anus of an animal, or any intrusion 20 of the genitals or anus of the person into the mouth of the animal for the purpose of 21 sexual gratification of the person.