2006 Michigan Compiled Laws - Act 304 of 1919


Act 304 of 1919

AN ACT to prohibit any person, society, association or corporation from adopting or using a name similar to the name of a military, ex-military, patriotic, benevolent, humane, fraternal or charitable organization incorporated or organized under the laws of this or any other state or of the United States; to prohibit the wearing or exhibiting of the recognized or established badge, button, emblem, decoration, insignia or charm of any such organization; to prohibit the assumption or claiming of membership in any such organization; to prohibit the use of the name, emblem or insignia of any such organization in commercial advertising, except on written consent; to provide a remedy by injunction, and to provide a penalty for a violation of the provisions of this act.

History: 1919, Act 304, Eff. Aug. 14, 1919

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 430.101Name or insignia of certain organizations; protection, priority.
Section 430.102Name or insignia of organizations; prohibited use or exhibition.
Section 430.103Certain advertisements without consent prohibited.
Section 430.104Violation of act; injunction.
Section 430.105Violation of act; penalty.

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