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§ 1301.606. Criminal penalties

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 43 P.S. Labor

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 43 P.S. Labor (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 21. Seasonal Farm Labor Act (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 6. Construction, Repeals, Penalties, Effective Date
43 P.S. § 1301.606
§ 1301.606. Criminal penalties
(a) Any person who violates any provision of chapters 2, 4, 5 or section 303,1 or any effective permit, permit condition or order of the department issued pursuant to section 303 shall, for the first offense, be sentenced in a summary proceeding to pay a fine of not more than $50 and costs of prosecution or to undergo imprisonment for not more than ten days, and for a second or subsequent violation of the same provision of this act within one year, or for a continuing violation of section 303 after written notice, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree and upon conviction shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000, or to undergo imprisonment not exceeding one year, or both. For the purposes of this section, any violation occurring during any period of seven consecutive days shall be considered one offense.
(b) Prosecution for a violation of any section of this act shall not bar prosecution for a violation of any other section of this act, or of any other law, statute or ordinance resulting from any action of the offender, nor shall any such prosecution bar the assessment of civil penalties by the Environmental Quality Board pursuant to section 303.
(c) Interference with, harassment of, eviction of, or termination of the employment of any seasonal farm worker for having filed a civil or criminal complaint under this act, shall be a separate violation of this act and subject to the criminal penalties set forth in subsection (a).

Credits

1978, June 23, P.L. 537, No. 93, § 606, effective in 90 days.

Footnotes

43 P.S. §§ 1301.201 et seq., 1301.401 et seq., 1301.501 et seq. or 1301.303.
43 P.S. § 1301.606, PA ST 43 P.S. § 1301.606
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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