2011 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Sponsored By:
Delegates Frick, Barkley, Bates, Bobo, Carr, DeBoy, Gilchrist, Hixson, Hucker, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Lee, Luedtke, McDermott, W. Miller, Minnick, Mizeur, Myers, Pendergrass, Reznik, Rudolph, Stocksdale, F. Turner, Waldstreicher, and Walker
Consumer Protection - Free Credit Reports and Credit Scores - Prohibited Practices


Prohibiting a person from offering to provide a consumer with a free credit report or credit score if the offer is contingent on the consumer making a specified purchase or enrolling in a specified program or subscription service; providing that a violation of the Act is an unfair or deceptive trade practice within the meaning of the Maryland Consumer Protection Act; 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 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate C. William Frick, District 16
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, District 16
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Eric G. Luedtke, District 14
Delegate Michael A. McDermott, District 38B
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate LeRoy E. Myers, Jr., District 1C
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 34B
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

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

Bill affects the following Statute:

Commercial Law
( 14-1324 )


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