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Consumer Protection - Negative Option Feature - Restrictions

Sponsored by:

Delegate Frick


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Synopsis:Prohibiting a merchant from using a negative option feature in connection with a sale of specified consumer goods or specified consumer services or a free trial offer for specified consumer goods or specified consumer services unless the merchant provides the consumer with a written disclosure of the terms and conditions of the negative option feature; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Frick, Barkley, Barnes, Cardin, Cullison, DeBoy, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Kipke, McComas, McDonough, Morhaim, Niemann, Rudolph, Simmons, Stocksdale, Stukes, F. Turner, and Valderrama
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Economic Matters   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Narrow Subject(s):Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Unfair Trade Practices

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October 24, 2017 1:50 P.M.