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Pa. Law: Purple Paint Means No Trespassing

 

February 27, 2020



Landowners who post their properties now have the option of using purple paint rather than signs to alert others that lands are private and trespassing isn’t permitted.

House Bill 1772, which was signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf in November, took effect this week.

The bill adds language to the section of state law dealing with criminal trespass.

Under the law, a person is considered a “defiant trespasser” – which carries enhanced penalties – if he or she enters or remains in any place where notice against trespassing is given by actual communication, lawful posting or fencing.

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