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2007 Senate Bill 284: Require robocall disclosures
Introduced by Sen. Randy Richardville R- on February 27, 2007
To require "automated telephonic communications" ("robocalls") to a voter that references a candidate or a ballot question to include disclosure of who is paying for the call, including whether or not it is not authorized by a candidate. Violations would be subject to criminal penalties of a $1,000 fine and up to 93 days in jail.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Campaign & Election Oversight Committee on February 27, 2007
Reported in the Senate on April 4, 2007
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on April 18, 2007
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that also authorizes a civil penalty of up to $10,000.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on April 18, 2007
To require "automated telephonic communications" ("robocalls") to a voter that references a candidate or a ballot question to include disclosure of who is paying for the call, including whether or not it is not authorized by a candidate. Violations would be subject to criminal penalties of up to a $1,000 fine and up to 93 days in jail, and/or a civil penalty of $10,000 .
Received in the House on April 19, 2007
Referred to the House Elections and Ethics Committee on April 19, 2007

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