2013 Regular Session



Consumer Protection - Consumer Goods Offered at a Sale Price - Rain Checks

Sponsored by:

Delegate Turner, F.


In the House - Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Prohibiting a merchant from selling, offering for sale, or advertising for sale consumer goods at a specified discount without offering a rain check to consumers; providing that a consumer is not entitled to receive a greater number of rain checks per consumer good than is allowed under a merchant's advertised limit; requiring merchants, other than retail food stores, to notify the holder of a rain check when the consumer goods for which the rain check was issued are in stock; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Delegates F. Turner and Frick
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Rules and Executive Nominations
Broad Subject(s):Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Narrow Subject(s):Advertising
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Dealers -see also- Motor Vehicle Dealers and Salesmen
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Unfair Trade Practices
Statutes:Article - Commercial Law

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October 24, 2017 1:06 P.M.