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2018 Regular Session



Consumer Protection - Consumer Reporting Agencies - Security Freezes - Call Center

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kramer


In the House - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting a consumer reporting agency from charging a fee for the placement, temporary lift, or removal of a security freeze requested by a consumer or a certain consumer representative within 90 days after a certain data breach; altering the contents of a certain notice that must be included with a summary of rights provided to a consumer; requiring a consumer reporting agency that keeps a file on a consumer to maintain a toll-free customer call center; requiring the consumer reporting agency to publicize the availability of a call center; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Delegate Kramer
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Economic Matters
Broad Subject(s):Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Commercial Law - Credit Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Communications -see also- Electronic Comm; Language; Telecom
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Cybersecurity -see also- Safety
Data -see also- Census; Demographics
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Commercial Law
(14-1212.1, 14-1212.2, 14-1212.3, 14-1212.4)

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February 13, 2018 5:41 P.M.