According to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, a citation matrix is in the making. The Pennsylvania SLF Quarantine Order states the following for those who are not in compliance with the required permit:

  • Criminal citation up to $300 per violation.
  • Civil penalty up to $20,000 per violation.
  • Revocation of permit or compliance agreement if PDA determines the holder has not complied.

 For more information, you can view the Quarantine Order here: https://www.agriculture.pa.gov/Plants_Land_Water/PlantIndustry/Entomology/spotted_lanternfly/quarantine/Documents/SLF%20Q%20Order%205-2018.pdf

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