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Consumer Protection - Cellular Telephones - Disclosure

Sponsored by:

Delegate Parrott


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters

Synopsis:Requiring a certain carrier or vendor to provide a certain disclosure to a consumer prior to the lease or sale of a cellular telephone; requiring the disclosure to inform the consumer whether the cellular telephone functions only on the network of the carrier, on networks of other carriers with limited operability, or on networks of other carriers with full operability; requiring a carrier to provide the disclosure and obtain a certain signature; providing a certain fine for violating the disclosure requirement; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Parrott, Atterbeary, Glass, and J. Lewis
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Economic Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Commercial Law - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Leases and Rent
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Commercial Law

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March 1, 2018 9:49 A.M.