Pipeline protest bill amended in committee, but civil rights concerns remain

Pipeline protest bill amended in committee, but civil rights concerns remain

A controversial Senate bill that civil rights advocates fear would unnecessarily punish pipeline protesters was toned down in committee Tuesday morning.

SB 652 from Sen. Mike Regan (R-Cumberland) would have created special criminal trespass charges for incidents on "critical infrastructure projects, including near existing or under construction pipelines.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
VIDEO: Sen. Regan discusses bill to enhance penalties for those who criminally trespass on critical infrastructure facilities

VIDEO: Sen. Regan discusses bill to enhance penalties for those who criminally trespass on critical infrastructure facilities

In this video from The PLS Reporter, Sen. Mike Regan (R-Cumberland) talks about his new bill, Senate Bill 652, a bill that would enhance penalties for those who criminally trespass on critical infrastructure facilities.

Friday, June 23, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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