2009 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hecht, Bronrott, Carr, Howard, Riley, and Robinson
Consumer Protection - Damages for Violations of the Maryland Consumer Protection Act


Authorizing a court to award statutory damages in an amount not less than $500 or more than $5,000 and treble damages under specified circumstances to a person who is injured by a violation of the Maryland Consumer Protection Act.

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 3/4 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.

Bill affects the following Statute:

Commercial Law
( 13-408 )


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