Bill Text: PA HB683 | 2013-2014 | Regular Session | Introduced
Pennsylvania House Bill 683 (Prior Session Legislation)
Bill Title: In arson, criminal mischief and other property destruction, providing for the offense of interfering with agricultural operations.
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 5-1-1)
Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2013-02-12 - Referred to JUDICIARY [HB683 Detail]
PRINTER'S NO. 770
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY HALUSKA, METZGAR, BARRAR, M. K. KELLER, HESS, MOUL, FLECK, C. HARRIS AND MURT, FEBRUARY 12, 2013
REFERRED TO COMMITEE ON JUDICIARY, FEBRUARY 12, 2013
1Amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania
2Consolidated Statutes, in arson, criminal mischief and other
3property destruction, providing for the offense of
4interfering with agricultural operations.
9§ 3309.1. Interfering with agricultural operations.
3(3) Enters an agricultural operation with the intent to
4obtain unlawful possession of, or access to, any information,
5data or article representing any agricultural activity or
6farming which is conducted or takes place at the agricultural
11(ii) knows, at the time that the person accepts
12employment, that the owner of the agricultural operation
13prohibits the recording of any image of, or sound from,
14the agricultural operation; and
18(5) Without consent from the owner of the agricultural
19operation or the owner's agent, records an image of, or sound
20from, an agricultural operation while the person is
21committing criminal trespass, as provided for in section 3503
22(relating to criminal trespass).
1prosecution under any other provision of this title.
15Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.