2009 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Sponsored By:
Delegate Conaway
Consumer Protection - Sales of Consumer Goods Conditioned on Free Trials of Consumer Goods or Consumer Services - Prohibited


Prohibiting a person from requiring a consumer, as a condition to purchase consumer goods, to accept consumer services or additional consumer goods for a trial period; providing that a violation of the Act is an unfair or deceptive trade practice within the meaning of the Maryland Consumer Protection Act and is subject to specified enforcement and penalty provisions; etc.

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.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
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 (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered