2009 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Sponsored By:
Delegates Shewell, Aumann, Boteler, Carr, DeBoy, Glenn, Hecht, Heller, Kipke, Kullen, McComas, McDonough, Niemann, Norman, Riley, Robinson, Serafini, Stocksdale, Stull, F. Turner, Valderrama, Walkup, and Weir
Consumer Protection - Home Appliances - Warranty Enforcement


Requiring a manufacturer of home appliances, its agent, or its authorized dealer to repair or correct a nonconformity in a home appliance at no cost to the consumer if the home appliance does not conform to all applicable warranties during a specified warranty period; requiring a manufacturer, under specified circumstances and at the option of the consumer, to replace a home appliance with a comparable home appliance or accept return of a home appliance and refund the purchase price less reasonable allowances; 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 2/5 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/4 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate H. Wayne Norman, District 35A
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Andrew A. Serafini, District 2A
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Mary Roe Walkup, District 36
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Alternative Dispute Resolution -see also- Arbitra; Mediation
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Dealers -see also- Motor Vehicle Dealers and Salesmen
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Statutes of Limitation
Unfair Trade Practices

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Commercial Law
( 14-15A-01 , 14-15A-02 , 14-15A-03 , 14-15A-04 , 14-15A-05 , 14-15A-06 , 14-15A-07 , 14-15A-08 )


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