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§ 25.5. Limitation on reciprocal suspension recognition

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 18 P.S. Crimes and OffensesEffective: September 24, 2010

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 18 P.S. Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 4. Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: September 24, 2010
18 P.S. § 25.5
§ 25.5. Limitation on reciprocal suspension recognition
For purposes of reciprocal recognition of suspensions under Article V of the compact:
(1) The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission shall report to other compact states and recognize suspensions for offenses in other compact states that have the same elements of the following offenses under 30 Pa.C.S. (relating to fish):
(i) Assault upon or interference with a conservation officer.
(ii) Persons sentenced as repeat offenders under 30 Pa.C.S. § 923(d) (relating to classification of offenses and penalties) provided the repeated offenses committed within a 12-month period include one or more summary offenses of the first degree, misdemeanors or felonies.
(iii) Persons convicted of fishing while under suspension or revocation.
(iv) Persons convicted of illegal taking of fish or theft of fish from State hatchery waters, nursery waters or refuge areas.
(v) Persons convicted of illegal sale or commercialization of fish, reptiles or aquatic organisms.
(vi) Persons convicted of illegal use of explosives or chemicals to take fish.
(vii) Persons convicted of offenses related to endangered or threatened species.
(2) The Pennsylvania Game Commission shall report to other compact states and recognize suspensions for offenses in other compact states that have the same elements of the following offenses under 34 Pa.C.S. (relating to game):
(i) Hunting or furtaking while on revocation.
(ii) Unlawful use of lights to take wildlife.
(iii) Buying and selling game.
(iv) Hunting or furtaking under the influence.
(v) Shooting at or causing injury to a human.
(vi) Counterfeiting, altering or forging a license or tag.
(vii) Threatened or endangered species violations.
(viii) Assault/interference or bodily injury to a wildlife conservation officer.
(ix) Illegal taking or possession of big game in closed season.
(x) Accumulated wildlife violations for which the penalty provided by 34 Pa.C.S. is no less than a summary offense of the fourth degree and the violation is not the only violation in a 24-month period.

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2010, Sept. 24, P.L. 461, No. 60, § 5, imd. effective.
18 P.S. § 25.5, PA ST 18 P.S. § 25.5
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 96. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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