2008 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Sponsored By:
Delegates Shewell, Ali, Beidle, Conaway, Elliott, Elmore, George, Glenn, Heller, Kaiser, Kelly, King, Krebs, Love, McKee, Myers, Riley, Shank, Stocksdale, Stull, Walkup, and Weir
Consumer Protection - Unsolicited Print Publications - Prohibition on Delivery


Prohibiting a publisher from delivering, or causing to be delivered, an unsolicited print publication to a residential address in the State unless the publication contains a specified notice; prohibiting a publisher from delivering, or causing to be delivered an unsolicited print publication after receiving notice from a resident to stop delivery; providing that a violation of the Act is an unfair or deceptive trade practice within the meaning of the Maryland Consumer Protection Act; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 3/6 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate James J. King, District 33A
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Robert A. McKee, District 2A
Delegate LeRoy E. Myers, Jr., District 1C
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A
Delegate Mary Roe Walkup, District 36
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Publications -see also- Maryland Register
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: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered