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S.162 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Act of 2013, 113th Congress

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  • Latest Action: May 21, 2014 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.

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    • Three State Dems want to criminalize agricultural whistle-blowers with S.162 - April 09, 2013 by Green Mountain Daily - ...to misrepresent oneself to get a job at a farm with the intent to expose animal cruelty. Like Nebraska's bill, Vermont's S.162 says that anyone who "knowingly obtains access to an agricultural facility by false pretenses" or misrepresents themselves on

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      As noted by Green Mountain Daily on April 09, 2013, "...to misrepresent oneself to get a job at a farm with the intent to expose animal cruelty. Like Nebraska's bill, Vermont's S.162 says that anyone who "knowingly obtains access to an agricultural facility by false pretenses" or misrepresents themselves on " (http://www.GreenMountainDaily.com/diary/9836/state-dems-want-to-criminalize-agricultural-whistleblowers-with-s162)
    • 6 states that might criminalize taping animal cruelty - April 08, 2013 by Salon - ...(pdf) would require all advocates turnover video within 24 hours or face criminal charges. Like Nebraska’s bill, Vermont’s S.162 says that anyone who “knowingly obtains access to an agricultural facility by false pretenses” or misrepresents them

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      As noted by Salon on April 08, 2013, "...(pdf) would require all advocates turnover video within 24 hours or face criminal charges. Like Nebraska’s bill, Vermont’s S.162 says that anyone who “knowingly obtains access to an agricultural facility by false pretenses” or misrepresents them" (http://salon.com.feedsportal.com/c/35105/f/648624/s/2a7bd7af/l/0L0Ssalon0N0C20A130C0A40C0A80C60Istates0Ithat0Imight0Icriminalize0Itaping0Ianimal0Icruelty0Ipartner0C/story01.htm)
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