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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Misrepresenting the status of a candidate. Makes it a Class B misdemeanor for a person to knowingly or intentionally authorize, finance, sponsor, or participate in the preparation, distribution, or broadcast of paid political advertising or campaign material that falsely represents that a candidate in any election is or has been an officeholder. Exempts a person who merely prints, distributes, or broadcasts the advertising or material in the normal course of business.