2010 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Sponsored By:
Delegates Gutierrez, Pena-Melnyk, Ali, Barkley, Carr, Carter, Feldman, Frick, Gaines, Hixson, Hucker, Lee, Mizeur, Montgomery, Ramirez, Reznik, Rice, Simmons, Taylor, F. Turner, Valderrama, Vallario, and Waldstreicher
Consumer Protection - Prepaid International Calling Cards - Notice of Expiration


Prohibiting a person from selling or issuing a prepaid international calling card that is subject to expiration unless the date on which the prepaid international calling card expires is disclosed in a specified manner; and providing that a violation of the Act is an unfair or deceptive trade practice under the Maryland Consumer Protection Act and is subject to enforcement and penalty provisions.

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 3/18 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/23 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate C. William Frick, District 16
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
International Affairs -see also- Foreign Trade
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Unfair Trade Practices

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Commercial Law
( 13-301 , 14-1322 )


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
Committee Votes :
Economic Matters