Section 17-5-16

Fraudulent misrepresentation as acting for candidate, etc., prohibited.

It shall be unlawful for any person fraudulently to misrepresent himself or herself, or any other person or organization with which he or she is affiliated, as speaking or writing or otherwise acting for or on behalf of any candidate, principal campaign committee, political action committee, or political party, or agent or employee thereof, in a manner which is damaging or is intended to be damaging to such other candidate, principal campaign committee, political action committee, or political party.

(Acts 1988, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 88-873, p. 397, §19; §17-22A-19; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §24.)