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§ 162.18. Criminal penalties

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 10 P.S. Charities and Welfare

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 10 P.S. Charities and Welfare (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 6. Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Act (Refs & Annos)
10 P.S. § 162.18
§ 162.18. Criminal penalties
(a) Deceit or fraud violation.--Any person who willfully and knowingly violates any provisions of this act with intent to deceive or defraud any charity or individual, commits a misdemeanor of the first degree and shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine not exceeding $10,000 or imprisonment for not more than five years, or both.
(b) Other violations.--Any other violation of this act shall constitute a misdemeanor of the third degree punishable, upon conviction, by a fine not exceeding $2,500 or imprisonment for not more than one year, or both.
(c) Location of offense.--Any offense committed under this act involving a solicitation may be deemed to have been committed at either the place at which the solicitation was initiated or at the place where the solicitation was received.

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1990, Dec. 19, P.L. 1200, No. 202, § 18, effective in 60 days.
10 P.S. § 162.18, PA ST 10 P.S. § 162.18
Current through 2020 Regular Session Act 140. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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