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New Bill Would Prevent Lawsuits Filed by Metal Thieves

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KENNEWICK, Wash.- State lawmakers are considering extending a liability exemption to victims of metal theft.

Right now, a thief can sue a victim if they are hurt in the process of stealing less than $250 worth of goods.

The new bill would exempt all victims of metal theft from lawsuits filed by a metal thief.

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