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S 1337 - Prohibits Recording of Agricultural Operations - Key Vote

Idaho Key Votes

Butch Otter signed this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Recording of Agricultural Operations

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (56-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Recording of Agricultural Operations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits an individual from recording any image or sound from an agricultural operation without the permission of the owner and from obtaining access to agricultural facilities under false pretenses, effective immediately.

Highlights:

  • Prohibits an individual from recording any image or sound from an agricultural production facility without the permission of the owner (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits an individual from obtaining employment, physical access, or the records of an agricultural production facility by force, threat, misrepresentation, or trespassing (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits an individual from intentionally causing damage to an agricultural production facility’s operations, livestock, crops, personnel, or equipment (Sec. 1).
  • Classifies a violation of this bill as a misdemeanor with the following penalties (Sec. 1):
    • A fine of no more than $5,000;
    • A prison sentence of no more than 1 year; or
    • Both.
  • Requires an individual who is convicted of a violation of this bill to pay restitution to the victim of no more than twice the value of the damage the individual caused (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Recording of Agricultural Operations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits an individual from recording any image or sound from an agricultural operation without the permission of the owner and from obtaining access to agricultural facilities under false pretenses, effective immediately.

Highlights:

  • Prohibits an individual from recording any image or sound from an agricultural production facility without the permission of the owner (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits an individual from obtaining employment, physical access, or the records of an agricultural production facility by force, threat, misrepresentation, or trespassing (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits an individual from intentionally causing damage to an agricultural production facility’s operations, livestock, crops, personnel, or equipment (Sec. 1).
  • Classifies a violation of this bill as a misdemeanor with the following penalties (Sec. 1):
    • A fine of no more than $5,000;
    • A prison sentence of no more than 1 year; or
    • Both.
  • Requires an individual who is convicted of a violation of this bill to pay restitution to the victim of no more than twice the value of the damage the individual caused (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Recording of Agricultural Operations

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