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Elections Code - ELEC

DIVISION 18. PENAL PROVISIONS [18000 - 18700]

  ( Division 18 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 7. Initiative, Referendum, and Recall [18600 - 18680]

  ( Chapter 7 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 4. Threats and Theft to Prevent Petition Circulation and Filing [18630 - 18631]
  ( Article 4 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

18630.
  

Every person who threatens to commit an assault or battery on a person circulating a referendum, initiative, or recall petition or on a relative of a person circulating a referendum, initiative, or recall petition or to inflict damage on the property of the circulator or the relative, with the intent to dissuade the circulator from circulating the petition or in retribution for the circulation, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2.)

18631.
  

Every person who forcibly or by stealth takes from the possession of a circulator any initiative, referendum, or recall petition on which one or more persons have affixed their signatures is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2.)

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