HB1493

Find a 2017 Bill:

2017 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Commercial Law - Assertions Made in Bad Faith - Prohibition

Sponsored by:

Delegate Wilson, C.

Status:

In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn


Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from making in bad faith a specified assertion regarding a Web site or other electronic communication failing to comply with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act; authorizing a court to consider specified factors as evidence of whether a person has made a specified assertion in bad faith or in good faith; altering the authority of the Division of Consumer Protection of the Office of the Attorney General to take specified actions; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Delegate C. Wilson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Committee(s):
Economic Matters
Broad Subject(s):Commercial Law - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Attorney General
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Damages
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Electronic Communication -see also- Comm; Elec.Gov; Lang; Te
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Commercial Law
(11-1601, 11-1604, 11-1605, 11-1603.1)

How a Bill Becomes Law

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October 24, 2017 9:13 A.M.
ChamberCalendar DateLegislative DateActionProceedings
House2/10/20172/10/2017First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.
2/23/20172/23/2017Hearing canceled
2/27/20172/27/2017Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn

How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions


October 24, 2017 9:13 A.M.