Maine Revised Statutes

§904. Violations and penalties

A person commits a Class E crime if that person: [2007, c. 455, §53 (RPR).]

1. False swearing; signature.   Circulates an initiative or referendum petition and swears that a signature is that of a person whose name it purports to be when the circulator knows that the signature is not that of the person;
[ 2007, c. 455, §53 (RPR) .]
2. False acknowledgement of oath.   Is authorized by law to administer oaths and willfully and falsely acknowledges the oath of a circulator of an initiative or referendum petition when that oath was not made in the presence of that person;
[ 2007, c. 455, §53 (RPR) .]
3. False signature.   Knowingly signs an initiative or referendum petition with a name other than the person's own name;
[ 2007, c. 455, §53 (RPR) .]
4. Duplicate signature.   Knowingly signs the person's name more than once on initiative or referendum petitions for the same measure; or
[ 2007, c. 455, §53 (RPR) .]
5. False swearing; signature made in circulator's presence.   Circulates an initiative or referendum petition and willfully swears that a signature to the petition was made in the circulator's presence when it was not.
[ 2007, c. 455, §53 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1985, c. 161, §6 (NEW). 2007, c. 455, §53 (RPR).

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