HB0788

Find a 2014 Bill:

2014 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Mobile Phone Companies - Third-Party Vendor Billing - Restrictions

Sponsored by:

Delegate Stein

Status:

In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters


Synopsis:Prohibiting a commercial mobile radio service provider from including third-party vendor billing charges on a Maryland customer's bill except under specified circumstances; providing that a customer is not liable for third-party vendor billing charges unless the customer has expressly authorized third-party vendor billing and the customer is provided access to specified information; providing that a violation of the Act by a commercial mobile radio service provider is an unfair or deceptive trade practice and subject to a penalty; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Stein, Barkley, Cardin, Conaway, Cullison, Frick, Hucker, Lafferty, Morhaim, Pena-Melnyk, B. Robinson, Sophocleus, and Stocksdale
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Committee(s):
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
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Telephones
Unfair Trade Practices
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October 24, 2017 1:51 P.M.