An Act To Prohibit Payment per Signature on Petitions for Direct Initiatives and People's Veto Referendums
Sec. 1. 21-A MRSA §904-C is enacted to read:
§ 904-C. Payment per signature; prohibition
This bill prohibits the circulator or person who causes the circulation of an initiative or referendum petition or a petition organization from receiving payment for the collection of signatures based on the number of signatures collected. The bill clarifies that a salary or fee for the collection of signatures is not prohibited if it is not based on the number of signatures collected.