2013 Regular Session



Consumer Protection - Negative Option Feature - Restrictions

Sponsored by:

Senator Madaleno


In the Senate - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting a merchant from using a negative option feature in connection with a sale of consumer goods or consumer services or a free trial offer for consumer goods or 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:Senators Madaleno, Benson, Forehand, Kelley, King, Manno, Montgomery, Ramirez, Raskin, and Robey
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1212
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0726 Session: 2010 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Finance  Listen to 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
Statutes:Article - Commercial Law

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October 24, 2017 1:09 P.M.