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Politicians want to pass a bill to stop looting

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Looting is always an issue after a natural disaster. Looting is always an issue after a natural disaster.
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MONTGOMERY, AL (WAFF) -

With homes in shambles after the March 2 tornados, the last thing a victim needs is to worry about people trespassing on their property and stealing what remains of their belongings.

Looting is always an issue after a natural disaster.

On Wednesday, a House judiciary committee met to discuss a piece of legislation that would make looting a felony crime.

If this bill gets passed into a law, people caught looting would face 10 years in prison and be fined up to $15,000.

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