2008 House Bill 5904

Establish official state "Scottish Tartan"

Introduced in the House

March 18, 2008

Introduced by Rep. Richard LeBlanc (D-18)

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 Committee on Government Operations

Dec. 2, 2008

Reported without amendment

Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.