2008 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Consumer Protection Prior Year Introduction As: HB 211/07 - ECM
Sponsored By:
Delegates Howard, Heller, Ivey, Montgomery, Pendergrass, Stocksdale, and V. Turner
Consumer Protection - Unsolicited Transmissions to a Facsimile Device - Private Actions


Authorizing a person that receives an electronic or telephonic transmission made to the person's facsimile device in violation of specified provisions of law to bring a specified action against a person that committed the violation; and authorizing the recovery of reasonable attorney's fees and damages in a specified amount.

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 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Electronic Commerce -see also- Electronic Funds Transfer
Facsimile Transmission

Bill affects the following Statute:

Commercial Law
( 14-1313 )


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