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Key Votes

HB 213 - Ecoterrorism Bill - Key Vote

Pennsylvania Key Votes




Stage Details

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (188-6) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (38-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Ecoterrorism Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that adds ecoterrorism to the state’s criminal code. The bill defines ecoterrorism as the intention to intimidate, coerce, prevent or obstruct “an individual lawfully participating in an activity involving animals, plants or an activity involving a natural resource facility.” The bill sets a penalty of no more than 40 years in prison and up to a $100,000 fine for a first-degree felony. The bill also requires the convicted individual to pay the property owner restitution of up to three times the amount of damage caused. The bill also makes intentional agricultural crop destruction a felony in the second degree.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (168-16) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Ecoterrorism Bill



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