Comments: IN SB0471 | 2019 | Regular Session

Bill Title: Offenses involving critical infrastructure. Repeals the term "key facility" and replaces it with "critical infrastructure facility". Defines "critical infrastructure facility". Provides that a person who, not having a contractual interest in the property, knowingly or intentionally enters the real property of a critical infrastructure facility without the permission of the owner of the critical infrastructure facility or an authorized person commits the offense of critical infrastructure facility trespass. Provides that a person who recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally damages or defaces property of a critical infrastructure facility commits the offense of critical infrastructure facility mischief. Provides criminal penalties and civil remedies for offenses involving a critical infrastructure facility. Provides that the chapter addressing offenses of related critical infrastructure facilities does not apply to protected conduct or collective bargaining agreements. Provides that a victim of the offense of critical infrastructure facility trespass or mischief may recover damages sustained from a person who caused the loss. Provides that a person that compensates, provides consideration to, or remunerates a person for committing the offense of critical infrastructure facility trespass or mischief may be held liable for civil damages. Provides that if a person commits the offense of conspiracy to commit the offense of critical infrastructure facility trespass or mischief with a person who commits the offense of critical infrastructure facility trespass or mischief, the conspiring person shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $100,000.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-05-06 - Public Law 276 [SB0471 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

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