Maine Revised Statutes

§903-A. Circulation

Petitions issued under this chapter may be circulated by any Maine resident who is a registered voter acting as a circulator of a petition. A circulator of a petition solicits signatures for the petition by presenting the petition to the voter, asking the voter to sign the petition and personally witnessing the voter affixing the voter's signature to the petition. The circulator of the petition must comply with the provisions of section 902. [2015, c. 99, §1 (AMD).]

1. Filing.
[ 2007, c. 234, §5 (RP) .]
2. Invalid petition.
[ 2007, c. 234, §5 (RP) .]
3. Information to circulators.  An applicant for a direct initiative or a people's veto referendum pursuant to section 901 shall provide to each person who will be circulating petitions a copy of the laws and rules governing the circulation of petitions for a direct initiative or people's veto as provided by the Secretary of State. The Secretary of State shall provide a copy of the laws and rules governing the circulation of petitions for a direct initiative or people's veto when an approved petition form is provided to an applicant for a direct initiative or people's veto referendum. The copy of the laws and rules provided by the Secretary of State may also include comments that may aid in the comprehension of those laws and rules.
[ 2005, c. 575, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1989, c. 92, §1 (NEW). 1993, c. 695, §35 (AMD). 1993, c. 695, §38 (AFF). 1997, c. 637, §1 (AMD). 2005, c. 575, §1 (AMD). 2007, c. 234, §5 (AMD). 2015, c. 99, §1 (AMD).