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.
1) I only WISH they could spend all their time on this by Anonymous Citizen on March 28, 2008 We can barely afford the "serious" stuff that Lansing spews out.
2) Carruth of Clan Cunningham by Anonymous Citizen on March 28, 2008 I'm a wee bit peeved at the short-sighteness of the anti-tartan myopics: THINK GLOBALLY! One colorful tartan will behest others, then others and so on. Then in true, Highland fashion, clan wars - with assists from the ACLU - will start. Bashing of heads with broad swords, axes, and other delightful weapons of ass destruction will eventually kill-off most of the time-on-their-hands 148 Connery clones in the lowland septic tanks of Lansing. Hoot mon!!!!
3) Scottish Tartan by Anonymous Citizen on March 21, 2008 THIS is how they spend their time????!!!!!!