Quirky bills: State lawmakers pitch some interesting ideas

Workers clean a section of the Washington state Capitol dome on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, in Olympia, Wash. Because of budget cuts, the last time the sandstone structure was cleaned was in 2004. The $1.1 million project is scheduled to be completed by November. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)


Quirky bills: State lawmakers pitch some interesting ideas

There are 7,382 state lawmakers in the United States. Statistically speaking, that makes it pretty likely that more than a few of them will propose state bills that are a little out there.Here are a seven of the more interesting proposals so far this year:Georgia: No naked PhotoshoppingHouse Bill 39 would make it a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in prison and a $1,000 fine to Photoshop someone in an "obscene depiction." Rep. Earnest Smith (D) found himself …

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