View Amendment Current Amendment: JUD0168.001.DOCX to Bill 168     Senators HUTTO and SHOOPMAN proposed the following perfecting amendment to the COMMITTEE REPORT (JUD0168.001):

    Amend the committee report, as and if amended, page [168-1], by striking lines 27-42, and page [168-2], by striking lines 1-16, and inserting:

/     (B)     If the value of the forest products is one thousand dollars or less, a person who violates the provisions of subsection (A) is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction:
        (1)     for a first offense, must be fined not more than five fifteen hundred dollars or imprisoned for not more than thirty days., or both; and
        (2)     for a second or subsequent offense, must be fined not less than two thousand dollars and not more than five thousand dollars or imprisoned for not more than sixty days, or both.
    (C)     If the value of the forest products is more than one thousand dollars but less than five thousand dollars, a person who violates the provisions of subsection (A):
        (1)     for a first offense, is guilty of a felony misdemeanor and, upon conviction must be:
            (1)     fined in the discretion of the court not less than five thousand dollars and not more than ten thousand dollars or imprisoned for not more than five years, or both if the value of the forest products is more than one thousand dollars but less than five thousand dollars; or and
        (2)     for a second or subsequent offense, is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction must be fined not less than ten thousand dollars and not more than twenty thousand dollars or imprisoned for not more than ten years.
    (D)     If the value of the forest products is five thousand dollars or more, a person who violates the provisions of subsection (A):
        (2)(1)     for a first offense, is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction must be fined in the discretion of the court not less than ten thousand dollars and not more than twenty thousand dollars or imprisoned for not more than ten years, or both if the value of the forest products is five thousand dollars or more; and
        (2)     for a second or subsequent offense, is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction must be fined not less than ten thousand dollars and not more than twenty thousand dollars or imprisoned for not more than ten years.
    (D)(E)     As used in this section, "forest products" include, but are not limited to, timber, trees, logs, lumber, or pine straw or any other products in the forest, whether merchantable or nonmerchantable, and which are located on any land in this State, whether publicly or privately owned."     /

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.