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2014 Regular Session



Consumer Protection - Monitoring Consumer Behavior and Shopping Habits - Required Notice

Sponsored by:

Delegate Arora


In the Senate - Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting a merchant from using a wireless Internet signal or a cellular phone to monitor the behavior or shopping habits of a specified consumer unless the merchant displays at each entrance to the merchant's business premises a specified notice in a specified manner; providing that a violation of the Act is an unfair or deceptive trade practice under the Maryland Consumer Protection Act and is subject to specified enforcement and penalty provisions; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Arora, Barkley, Barnes, Braveboy, Glenn, Hucker, and Kramer
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0950
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Economic Matters   View Committee HearingFinance   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
Electronic Surveillance -see also- Wiretapping
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Unfair Trade Practices

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October 2, 2015 9:04 A.M.