Maine LD 225: An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Collection of Signatures for Referenda

LD 225 (subjects: ELECTIONS , REFERENDA )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=225&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Wayne Parry of Arundel: (R – District 10) — e-mail | Facebook

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/3/2015 House Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/3/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Cyrway of Kennebec, REFERRED to the Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs, in concurrence.
3/25/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Collection of Signatures for Referenda

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 21-A MRSA 903-D is enacted to read:

903-D. Limitation on circulators of petitions

A person collecting signatures on a petition for the direct initiative of legislation or a people’s veto referendum must have been a resident of the State for at least one year prior to the beginning of the collection process.

SUMMARY

This bill limits the collecting of signatures on petitions for the direct initiative of legislation or a people’s veto referendum to persons who have been residents of the State for at least one year.

Patterns of Support

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Note: Maine Clean Elections Act (MCEA) Qualified candidates only accept a small dollar value of initial contributions early in their campaigns, pledge not to accept further campaign contributions from private sources, and receive public funding for their campaigns. MCEA Non-Qualified candidates choose not to obtain public funding and instead are free to accept campaign contributions from individuals, party committees, political action committees and business sources.


This information about LD 225 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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