2009 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Sponsored By:
Delegates Cardin, Bartlett, Benson, Braveboy, Carr, Frick, Gilchrist, Hecht, Rice, Schuler, Stein, and Walkup
Commercial Law - Sending Blank Checks Through the Mail - Recipient Approval


Prohibiting a person from sending a blank check through the mail without prior approval of the recipient; and providing that a violation of the Act is an unfair or deceptive trade practice.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 2/5 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Joseph R. Bartlett, District 4A
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate C. William Frick, District 16
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Mary Roe Walkup, District 36

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Postal Service
Unfair Trade Practices

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Commercial Law
( 13-301 , 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