2011 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Sponsored By:
Delegates Walker, Barnes, Branch, Braveboy, Davis, Feldman, Hixson, Howard, Hubbard, Luedtke, Mitchell, Morhaim, Murphy, Niemann, Olszewski, Ross, Stukes, F. Turner, Vallario, Vaughn, Waldstreicher, and Wilson
Consumer Protection - Home Appliances - Warranty Enforcement


Requiring a manufacturer of home appliances or its agent to repair or correct a nonconformity in a home appliance at no cost to the consumer if the home appliance does not conform to the manufacturer's express warranties; 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 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.

Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (118-15)
Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Finance

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jay Walker, District 26
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Dereck E. Davis, District 25
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Eric G. Luedtke, District 14
Delegate Keiffer J. Mitchell, Jr., District 44
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate John A. Olszewski, Jr., District 6
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate C. T. Wilson, District 28

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Alternative Dispute Resolution -see also- Arbitra; Mediation
Attorneys' Fees
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
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 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 103090/01     Offered on: March 29, 2011   at: 11:17 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Economic Matters
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 28, 2011: Third Reading Passed (118-15)