Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Chapter 272 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 77A the following section:-
Section 77B. No person shall exhibit or sponsor an exhibition of any wild animal for the purpose of attracting trade at or for any place of amusement, recreation or entertainment. This section shall not be deemed to prevent the exhibition of any wild animal by any educational institution or in a zoological garden or in connection with any theatrical exhibition or circus. Whoever violates the provisions of this section shall be punished by a fine of not more than two hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than thirty days.