2007 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Consumer Protection Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 739
Sponsored By:
Senators Gladden, Britt, Conway, Forehand, Frosh, Jones, Lenett, Madaleno, Muse, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, and Robey
Consumer Protection - Protection and Disclosure of Information About Consumers Collected and Maintained by Merchants


Requiring merchants that collect and maintain specified personal information to implement and maintain specified security procedures and practices; requiring a merchant to disclose to a consumer specified personal information in a specified manner; establishing procedures for requesting the information; requiring a merchant to provide the information requested within a specified period of time; authorizing a merchant to charge a specified fee for disclosure of the information; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Finance
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Lisa A. Gladden, District 41
Senator Gwendolyn Britt, District 47
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator James N. Robey, District 13

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Traders; etc
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
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 )


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