2007 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Consumer Protection Prior Year Introduction As: SB 134/06 Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 194
Sponsored By:
Delegates Howard, Ali, Aumann, Benson, Cane, Harrison, Haynes, Healey, Holmes, Kaiser, Kirk, Kullen, Lee, Pendergrass, Rice, Ross, Sossi, F. Turner, Vaughn, Braveboy, Burns, Feldman, Hecht, Jameson, Manno, Mathias, McHale, Rudolph, Shewell, and Walkup
Consumer Protection - Personal Information Protection Act


Requiring specified businesses, when destroying a customer's records that contain personal information of the customer, to take specified steps to protect against unauthorized access to or use of the personal information under specified circumstances; requiring specified businesses that own or license personal information of an individual residing in the State to implement and maintain specified security procedures and practices under specified circumstances; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Special Order later today (Delegate D. Davis) Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (138-1)
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
Passed Enrolled
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Haines)
Special Order later today (Senator Harris) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Haines) Rejected (18-29)
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (33-11)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 532

Sponsored by:

Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Roger Manno, District 19
Delegate James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38B
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 34B
Delegate Tanya Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24
Delegate Mary Roe Walkup, District 36

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Attorney General
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Traders; etc
Computers -see also- Electronic Commerce; Electronic Govmnt.
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Financial Institutions -see also- Banks; Credit Unions; etc.
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest.
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Unfair Trade Practices

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Commercial Law
( 14-3501 , 14-3502 , 14-3503 , 14-3504 , 14-3505 , 14-3506 , 14-3507 , 14-3508 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 493891/01     Offered on: March 20, 2007   at: 10:26 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 117473/01     Offered on: April 6, 2007   at: 5:18 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 573122/01     Offered on: April 6, 2007   at: 8:22 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 18, 2007: Third Reading Passed (138-1)
April 5, 2007: Third Reading Passed (137-0)
April 2, 2007: Floor Amendment (Haines) {573122/1 Rejected (18-29)
April 3, 2007: Third Reading Passed (33-11)