PRIOR PRINTER'S NO. 68
PRINTER'S NO. 2066
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY METCALFE, CLYMER, D. COSTA, COX, GILLEN, GROVE, C. HARRIS, HESS, KAUFFMAN, KORTZ, LONGIETTI, MILLARD, O'NEILL, PASHINSKI, PETRI, READSHAW, ROCK, SAYLOR, SWANGER, TOEPEL, WATSON, FREEMAN, R. MILLER, MULLERY, GABLER, FARRY, EVANKOVICH, TOOHIL AND MARSHALL, JANUARY 10, 2013
AS REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AS AMENDED, JUNE 18, 2013
8§ 3935. Theft of secondary metal.
9(a) Offense defined.--A person commits the offense of theft
10of secondary metal if the person unlawfully takes or attempts to
11take possession of, carries away or exercises unlawful control
12over any secondary metal with intent to deprive the rightful
14(b) Grading.--Except as set forth in subsection (c):
1secondary metal unlawfully obtained is less than $50.
11(c) Third or subsequent offenses.--An offense under this
12section constitutes a felony of the third degree when the
13offense is a third or subsequent offense, regardless of the
14value of the secondary metal. For purposes of this subsection, a
15first <-and second offense includes a conviction, acceptance of
16Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition or other form of
17preliminary disposition before the sentencing on the present
18violation for an offense under this section or an offense
19substantially similar to an offense under this section <-under
20section 3921 (relating to theft by unlawful taking or
22(d) Definition.--As used in this section, the term
23"secondary metal" means wire, pipe or cable commonly used by
24communications, gas and electrical utilities and railroads and
25mass transit or commuter rail agencies, copper, aluminum or
26other metal, or a combination of metals, that is valuable for
27recycling or reuse as raw material.
28Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.