§ 90.999 PENALTY.
   (A)   Rabies.
      (1)   Any person who counterfeits or forges any rabies tag or certificate or permit, or removes any identification tag from an animal for purposes of concealing or destroying its identity, or makes any false representations in regards to any provision of this chapter, or resists, obstructs or impedes the Administrator, animal control warden or any law enforcement officer, in the enforcement of this chapter is guilty of a petty offense for a first offense and shall be fined not less than $75 nor more than $200, and for a second and subsequent offense is guilty of a Class C misdemeanor.
      (2)   Each day a person fails to comply after being notified of a violation of this chapter shall constitute a separate offense.
      (3)   Each State’s Attorney or city attorney, to whom the Administrator, or animal control warden or any law enforcement officer, reports violations of this chapter shall cause appropriate proceedings to be instituted in the proper courts without delay and to be prosecuted in the manner provided by law.
      (4)   It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in, permit or allow, or assist in, or patronize, provide a place for, promote or advertise for any show, exhibition, program, or other activity involving a fight between dogs, cats or any other animals, or between an animal and a human, or the intentional killing of any animal for sport, contest, wagering, entertainment or any other reason, within the municipality.
(1986 Code, § 6.16.100)
   (B)   Generally. Any person violating, disobeying, neglecting or refusing to comply with, or resisting enforcement of any of these provisions of this chapter shall be fined in accordance with the penalties provided by state law for a petty offense; provided, however, that the minimum fine shall be not less than $75 for the initial violation and not less than $150 for a second or subsequent violation within a 12-month period. Each day an offense is committed shall constitute a separate offense.
(1986 Code, § 6.24.010)
(Ord. 1514, passed - -1999)