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Business Regulation - Home Improvement Contracts

Sponsored by:

Delegate Miller, W.


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters

Synopsis:Authorizing certain home improvement retailers to obtain the full contract price of a home improvement contract before or at the time of execution of the contract under certain circumstances; requiring certain home improvement retailers to post an irrevocable letter of credit in a certain amount not to exceed $2,000,000 for a certain purpose; authorizing certain owners to file a complaint with the Maryland Home Improvement Commission under certain circumstances; requiring the Commission to investigate certain complaints; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates W. Miller, Adams, Arentz, Aumann, Folden, S. Howard, Impallaria, Lisanti, Mautz, and Saab
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB1198
Introduced in a prior session as: HB1058 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Economic Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Business Regulation and Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Attorney General
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Home Improvement
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Retail Sales
Statutes:Article - Business Regulation
(8-212, 8-617, 8-501.1)

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February 22, 2018 5:44 A.M.