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2008 House Bill 5904: Establish official state "Scottish Tartan"
  1. Introduced by Rep. Richard LeBlanc (D) on March 18, 2008, to establish that henceforth and forever more (or at least until a future legislature and governor see fit to declare otherwise), the official Scottish tartan of the great state of Michigan shall be the one described by the Scottish hand weavers and textile designers "thread count" denoted by the phrase "BG18* W2 BG8 W2 T8 DG2 T4 DG24 DR4 DG4*," where the symbol "*" denotes 1/2 the total threads at the turning points. The bill is cosponsored by Reps. LeBlanc, Corriveau, Hopgood, Young, Accavitti, Constan, Johnson, Jackson and Hammon.
    • Referred to the House Government Operations Committee on March 18, 2008.
      • Reported in the House on December 2, 2008, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.

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