2008 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Consumer Protection Prior Year Introduction As: HB 210/07 - ECM
Sponsored By:
Delegates Howard, Braveboy, Griffith, Healey, Pena-Melnyk, Proctor, and Vaughn
Consumer Protection - Sale or Distribution of Personal Information - Limitations


Prohibiting specified businesses from disclosing to a third party, for compensation, specified personal information obtained in a specified manner; providing that a violation of specified provisions of the Act is an unfair or deceptive trade practice; providing that a waiver of specified provisions of the Act is contrary to public policy and is void and unenforceable; prohibiting units of State government from selling or distributing specified mailing lists under specified circumstances; 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 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Melony G. Griffith, District 25
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Traders; etc
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Unfair Trade Practices

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Commercial Law
( 14-3601 , 14-3602 , 14-3603 , 14-3604 )
State Government
( 10-624 )


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