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§ 1426. Penalties

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 43 P.S. LaborEffective: September 2, 2014

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 43 P.S. Labor (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 25. Whistleblower Law (Refs & Annos)
Effective: September 2, 2014
43 P.S. § 1426
§ 1426. Penalties
A person who, under color of an employer's authority, violates this act shall be liable for a civil fine of not more than $10,000. Additionally, except where the person holds an elected public office, if the court specifically finds that the person, while in the employment of the Commonwealth or a political subdivision, committed a violation of this act with the intent to discourage the disclosure of criminal activity, the court may order the person's suspension from public service for not more than seven years. A civil fine which is ordered under this section shall be paid to the State Treasurer for deposit into the General Fund.

Credits

1986, Dec. 12, P.L. 1559, No. 169, § 6, effective in 60 days. Amended 2014, July 2, P.L. 824, No. 87, § 3, effective in 60 days [Sept. 2, 2014]; 2014, July 2, P.L. 826, No. 88, § 3, effective in 60 days [Sept. 2, 2014].
43 P.S. § 1426, PA ST 43 P.S. § 1426
Current through 2021 Regular Session Act 90. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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