Consumer Protection

2016 Regular Session

Total Bills: 47

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Number / Chapter
(Cross File / Chapter)
 
TitlePrimary SponsorStatusOriginal House
and Hearing Dates
Opposite House
and Hearing Dates
Broad Subject
HB0002Cedar Hope Chests - Prohibition on Manufacture, Import, and Sale (McKenna's Law)Delegate O'DonnellIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
1/26/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Public Health (J1)
HB0003 / CH0028
    (SB0054 / CH0016)
Public Utilities - Transportation Network Services and For-Hire Transportation - ClarificationsDelegate DavisEnacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 28Economic Matters
1/21/2016 - 3:00 p.m.
Finance
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Utility Regulation (C5)
HB0079Health - Milk Products - Raw Milk - Consumer-Owned LivestockDelegate MorhaimIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
2/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Public Health (J1)
HB0111Business Regulation - Sales of Dogs and Cats - Required Health CertificateDelegate LuedtkeIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
1/27/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Business Regulation and Occupations (C2)
HB0128Public Utilities - Termination of Service to Multifamily Dwelling Unit - Notification to Property Owner or ManagerDelegate JacksonIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance; WithdrawnEconomic Matters
1/28/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Utility Regulation (C5)
HB0131 / CH0096Commercial Law - Nondisparagement Clauses in Consumer Contracts - ProhibitionDelegate WaldstreicherApproved by the Governor - Chapter 96Economic Matters
2/3/2016 - 2:00 p.m.
Finance
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB0279Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Abuser Registry Workgroup Recommendations - ReportDelegate Robinson, B.In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government OperationsHealth and Government Operations
2/4/2016 - 3:00 p.m.
Public Health (J1)
HB0284Senior Apartment Facilities - Limitation on Occupancy by Person Convicted of Crime of ViolenceDelegate Robinson, B.In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
2/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Real Property (N1)
HB0295Electricity - Explanation of Bill ChargesDelegate KrimmIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
2/4/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Utility Regulation (C5)
HB0305Consumer Protection - Monitoring Consumer Behavior and Shopping Habits - Required NoticeDelegate SmithIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by FinanceEconomic Matters
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB0327Public Service Commission Reform ActDelegate KormanIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
2/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Utility Regulation (C5)
HB0363Public Health - Smart Meters - Report on Public Health ImpactDelegate KnottsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; WithdrawnEconomic MattersPublic Health (J1)
HB0439 / CH0485Commercial Law - Consumer Protection - Door-to-Door SalesDelegate KramerApproved by the Governor - Chapter 485Economic Matters
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB0529Consumer Protection - Required Disclosure of Social Security Number - ProhibitionDelegate GlassIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; WithdrawnEconomic Matters
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB0554 / CH0208
    (SB0436 / CH0207)
Insurance - Surplus Lines - Short-Term Medical InsuranceDelegate BromwellApproved by the Governor - Chapter 208Health and Government Operations
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/5/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Insurance - Other than Health (C4)
HB0575
    (SB0541 / CH0073)
Portable Electronics Insurance - Required Notices - Method of MailingDelegate JamesonVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Economic Matters
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Insurance - Other than Health (C4)
HB0587
    (SB0661)
Hospitals - Patient's Bill of RightsDelegate Young, K.In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health Care Facilities and Regulation (J3)
HB0718 / CH0114Consumer Protection - Asset Recovery for Exploited Seniors ActDelegate KramerApproved by the Governor - Chapter 114Economic Matters
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB0741 / CH0553
    (SB0427 / CH0552)
Higher Education - Institutions of Postsecondary Education - Consumer Protection ProvisionsDelegate SteinApproved by the Governor - Chapter 553Appropriations
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsHigher Education (F2)
HB0782
    (SB0665)
Consumer Protection - Credit Report Security Freezes - Prohibition on Fees and Required NoticesDelegate WaldstreicherIn the Senate - Hearing cancelledEconomic Matters
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
FinanceCommercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB0783Consumer Protection - Collection and Sale of Consumer Debt - RestrictionsDelegate GutierrezIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB0903Commercial Law - Consumer Protection - Ticket Transfers, Sales, and ResalesDelegate FrickIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; WithdrawnEconomic MattersCommercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB0982
    (SB0666)
Vehicle Laws - Manufacturers and DealersDelegate Fraser-HidalgoIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
Vehicle Laws - Licensing and Registration (R4)
HB1113 / CH0573
    (SB0663 / CH0572)
Commercial Sale of Dogs and Cats - Prohibited Acts (Companion Animal Welfare Act)Delegate KramerApproved by the Governor - Chapter 573Economic Matters
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Business Regulation and Occupations (C2)
HB1144 / CH0134Gas and Electric Companies - Retail Choice Customer Education and Protection FundDelegate Miller, W.Approved by the Governor - Chapter 134Economic Matters
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Utility Regulation (C5)
HB1159
    (SB0773)
Consumer Protection - Debt Buyers and Collectors - RestrictionsSpeakerIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; WithdrawnEconomic Matters
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB1266
    (SB0881)
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection - Ticket Transfers, Sales, and ResalesDelegate FrickIn the House - Referred to interim study by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB1318 / CH0309
    (SB0929)
Health Benefit Plans - Network Access Standards and Provider Network DirectoriesDelegate KellyApproved by the Governor - Chapter 309Health and Government Operations
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/5/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Insurance - Health (C3)
HB1354Gas and Electricity - Smart Meters - Customer Rights and Required ReportsDelegate GlassIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
3/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Utility Regulation (C5)
SB0029Protection of Information by Businesses - Definition of Personal InformationSenator SimonaireIn the Senate - Hearing 1/20 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
1/20/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
SB0054 / CH0016
    (HB0003 / CH0028)
Public Utilities - Transportation Network Services and For-Hire Transportation - ClarificationsSenator MiddletonEnacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 16Finance
1/19/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersUtility Regulation (C5)
SB0204Electronic Smoking Devices - E-Liquid Containers - Child-Resistant PackagingSenator MiddletonIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance; WithdrawnFinancePublic Health (J1)
SB0241 / CH0543Real Property - Senior Apartment Facilities - ConversionSenator KelleyApproved by the Governor - Chapter 543Judicial Proceedings
2/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/22/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Real Property (N1)
SB0334Health Insurance - Access to Accurate Provider DirectoriesSenator KelleyIn the Senate - Hearing 2/10 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Insurance - Health (C3)
SB0427 / CH0552
    (HB0741 / CH0553)
Higher Education - Institutions of Postsecondary Education - Consumer Protection ProvisionsSenator PinskyApproved by the Governor - Chapter 552Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Higher Education (F2)
SB0541 / CH0073
    (HB0575)
Portable Electronics Insurance - Required Notices - Method of MailingSenator FeldmanApproved by the Governor - Chapter 73Finance
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersInsurance - Other than Health (C4)
SB0658Retail Business Owners - Automated Teller Machines - Notice of Skimming DeviceSenator BensonIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsFinance
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Rules and Executive NominationsBusiness Regulation and Occupations (C2)
SB0661
    (HB0587)
Hospitals - Patient's Bill of RightsSenator BensonIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance; WithdrawnFinance
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health Care Facilities and Regulation (J3)
SB0663 / CH0572
    (HB1113 / CH0573)
Commercial Sale of Dogs and Cats - Prohibited Acts (Companion Animal Welfare Act)Senator BensonApproved by the Governor - Chapter 572Finance
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersBusiness Regulation and Occupations (C2)
SB0665
    (HB0782)
Consumer Protection - Credit Report Security Freezes - Prohibition on Fees and Required NoticesSenator LeeIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by FinanceFinance
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
SB0666
    (HB0982)
Vehicle Laws - Manufacturers and DealersSenator LeeIn the Senate - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m. (Judicial Proceedings)Judicial Proceedings
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
Vehicle Laws - Licensing and Registration (R4)
SB0773
    (HB1159)
Consumer Protection - Debt Buyers and Collectors - RestrictionsPresidentIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance; WithdrawnFinanceCommercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
SB0881
    (HB1266)
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection - Ticket Transfers, Sales, and ResalesSenator JenningsIn the Senate - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
SB0929
    (HB1318 / CH0309)
Health Benefit Plans - Network Access Standards and Provider Network DirectoriesSenator KlausmeierVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Finance
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Insurance - Health (C3)
SB0953State Fire Marshal - Unauthorized Billing - ProhibitionSenator ReadyIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryFinance
3/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
SB0976Commercial Daily Fantasy Sports - Authorization and RegulationSenator PetersIn the House - Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and MeansBudget and Taxation
3/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
4/7/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Gaming (C7)
SB1114Consumer Protection - Sale of Bedding by Merchants - LimitationsSenator RamirezIn the Senate - Hearing 3/23 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)

Denotes enacted legislation

September 23, 2016 2:04 P.M.