2009 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Consumer Protection Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 342
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hucker, Ali, Barkley, Barve, Beidle, Bobo, Burns, Conaway, Dumais, Feldman, Frush, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Harrison, Hubbard, King, Kipke, Krysiak, Lafferty, Love, Manno, McComas, Minnick, Montgomery, Reznik, Rice, Smigiel, Stein, Tarrant, Taylor, and Waldstreicher
Consumer Protection - Fur Labeling Requirements for Articles of Clothing


Prohibiting a merchant from displaying for sale, offering for sale, or selling an article of clothing made wholly or partly from animal fur unless a label or tag is attached to the article of clothing identifying the name of the animal or animals from which the fur was acquired and the country of origin; authorizing the required identification information to be added to a specified label or tag or affixed in a specified manner to an article of clothing; 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.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate James J. King, District 33A
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Attorney General
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan

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