SB0220

2013 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Consumer Protection - Television Service Providers - Missed Appointments

Sponsored by:

Senator McFadden

Status:

In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn


Synopsis:Requiring specified television service providers to notify a subscriber of the right to receive an installation or repair service within a 3-hour period if the subscriber's presence is required; requiring a television service provider and a subscriber to agree on the time at which the 3-hour period begins; establishing specified penalties if a television service provider does not begin an installation or repair service within the specified 3-hour period; applying the Act prospectively; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator McFadden
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0117
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Committee(s):
Finance  Listen to Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Narrow Subject(s):Cable Television
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Notices
Television -see also- Cable Television
Time
Statutes:Article - Commercial Law
(14-1324)

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October 2, 2015 9:12 A.M.