2010 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Consumer Protection Prior Year Introduction As: HB 797/09 - ECM
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hecht, Bobo, Bronrott, Carr, Feldman, Heller, Hucker, Kramer, Lee, Manno, Niemann, and Riley
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 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A

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 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered