2007 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Credit Regulation
Sponsored By:
Delegate Conaway
Consumer Protection - Free Trial Period for Consumer Goods and Services Sold Over the Internet - Charges to Credit Card


Prohibiting a person that sells consumer goods or consumer services over the Internet and provides a trial period during which a consumer may use the consumer goods or consumer services for free from automatically charging the consumer's credit card for the consumer goods or consumer services at the expiration of the free trial period; requiring the person to require the consumer to resubmit the consumer's credit card information at the expiration of the free trial period before taking specified action; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Traders; etc
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Electronic Commerce -see also- Electronic Funds Transfer
Unfair Trade Practices

Bill affects the following Statute:

Commercial Law
( 14-1322 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered