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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Crimes concerning agriculture and livestock. Enhances the crimes of theft, criminal mischief, criminal trespass, burglary, and criminal conversion if: (1) the offense is committed on an agricultural operation, or (2) the subject of the offense is an agricultural operation or livestock. Makes it unlawful recording of agricultural operations, a Class A misdemeanor, for a person to: (1) enter real property that is owned by another person and on which agricultural operations are being conducted; and (2) take a photograph of or make a video recording or motion picture of the real property, structures located on the real property, or the agricultural operations being conducted on the real property; without the written consent of the owner of the real property or an authorized representative of the owner. Requires the board of animal health to establish a registry of persons convicted of crimes concerning agricultural operations and livestock.