2009 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Consumer Protection Prior Year Introduction As: HB 757/08 - ECM
Sponsored By:
Delegates Howard, Aumann, Barkley, Bobo, Boteler, Braveboy, Cane, Carter, Dwyer, Glenn, Griffith, Guzzone, Harrison, Hecht, Holmes, Jones, Kaiser, Pena-Melnyk, Proctor, Rice, Robinson, Stein, Stocksdale, Taylor, F. Turner, V. Turner, Valderrama, and Vaughn
Consumer Protection - Sale or Distribution of Personal Information - Limitations


Prohibiting specified businesses from disclosing, for compensation, specified information obtained in a specified manner; providing that a violation of specified provisions of the Act is an unfair or deceptive trade practice; providing that a waiver of specified provisions of the Act is contrary to public policy and is void and unenforceable; prohibiting units of State government from selling or distributing specified mailing lists under specified circumstances; 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.
Hearing cancelled
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Melony G. Griffith, District 25
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Unfair Trade Practices

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Commercial Law
( 14-3701 , 14-3702 , 14-3703 , 14-3704 )
State Government
( 10-624 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered