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S.F. No. 2799 - Modifying False Political and Campaign Material Law
Author: Senator Richard Cohen
Prepared By: Alexis C. Stangl, Senate Counsel (651/296-4397)
Date: March 24, 2016


S.F. 2799 repeals a statute that provides penalties for false political and campaign material. This change is in response to 281 Care Committee v. Arneson, 766 F.3d 774 (8th Cir. 2014).

Sections 1 to 4 make conforming changes.

Section 5 repeals 211B.06.



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