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Courts and Judicial Proceedings - Consumer Contracts

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sydnor


In the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Prohibiting a merchant in a certain consumer contract from shortening the period of time during which a consumer may file a civil action at law against a merchant; providing that certain provisions of a consumer contract are void and unenforceable; and providing for the prospective application of the Act.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Sydnor
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0837
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Economic Matters  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Narrow Subject(s):Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes of Limitation
Unfair Trade Practices
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(5-101, 5-101.1)

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March 13, 2018 2:46 P.M.