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HB 1860 - Prohibits Undisclosed Recording of Livestock - Key Vote

Missouri Key Votes

Melissa Leach voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (108-32) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Undisclosed Recording of Livestock

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the undisclosed recording of livestock and agricultural facilities.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the recording of images or sounds at an agricultural facility without the permission of the owner (Sec. A).
  • Classifies “agricultural production facility interference” as a class A misdemeanor and any subsequent violation as a class D felony (Sec. A).
  • Defines “agricultural production facility interference” as the recording, possession, or distribution of images or sounds from an agricultural facility without the permission of the owner (Sec. A).
  • Classifies “agricultural production facility fraud” as a class B misdemeanor and any subsequent violation as a class A misdemeanor (Sec. A).
  • Defines “agricultural production facility fraud” as entering an agricultural production facility on knowingly false pretenses or making a knowingly false statement or representation as part of an employment application with the intent to commit an act not sanctioned by the possessor of the property (Sec. A).
  • Classifies “false impersonation” as a class A misdemeanor (Sec. A).
  • Classifies "false impersonation of a law enforcement officer" as a class C felony (Sec. A).
  • Authorizes a possessor of property to use justifiable force to remove a trespasser (Sec. A).
  • Classifies “trespassing” in the first degree as a class A misdemeanor (Sec. A).
  • Defines a “trespasser” as an individual who knowingly crosses onto private property without permission, regardless of whether the land was clearly marked as private property (Sec. A).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Undisclosed Recording of Livestock

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