(a) Offense defined.--A person who engages in computer-assisted remote harvesting of an animal or provides or operates a facility for another person to engage in computer-assisted remote harvesting of an animal commits a misdemeanor of the third degree.
(b) Definitions.--As used in this section, “computer-assisted remote harvesting of an animal” means the use of a computer or software to control remotely the aiming and discharge of any implement that allows a person who is not physically present at the location of that implement to harvest an animal located in this Commonwealth. The term does not include such use at an establishment as defined under section 2 of the act of July 9, 1968 (P.L. 304, No. 151),1 known as the Pennsylvania Meat and Poultry Hygiene Law of 1968.
2005, Nov. 1, P.L. 329, No. 63, § 1, effective in 60 days [Jan. 3, 2006].