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BILL AS INTRODUCED 2007-2008

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H.467

Introduced by   Representatives Condon of Colchester, Aswad of Burlington, Canfield of Fair Haven, Kitzmiller of Montpelier, Otterman of Topsham, Pearson of Burlington, Sharpe of Bristol, Stevens of Shoreham and Zuckerman of Burlington

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Elections; campaign finance; robotic telephone calls; prohibition

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to prohibit the use of robotic telephone calls that support or oppose a candidate for elected office.

AN ACT RELATING TO PROHIBITING THE USE OF ROBOTIC TELEPHONE CALLS THAT SUPPORT OR OPPOSE A CANDIDATE FOR ELECTED OFFICE

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  17 V.S.A. § 2894 is added to read:

§ 2894.  USE OF ROBOTIC TELEPHONE CALLS; PROHIBITION

No electioneering communication may be made by robotic telephone call.



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