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Branstad signs animal abuse video bill

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Iowa is the first state to make it a crime to lie to get onto a farm to secretly record animal abuse.

Gov. Terry Branstad signed a law Friday that makes lying on a job application to get access to a farm facility a misdemeanor.

The penalty is up to a year in prison and a fine of up to $1500.

A second conviction carries tougher penalties.

Branstad signed the measure in a private ceremony and issued no statement.

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