2012 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Consumer Protection Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1191
Sponsored By:
Senators Ramirez, Frosh, Forehand, and Gladden
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection - Credit Counseling and Legal Assistance Fund


Establishing the Credit Counseling and Legal Assistance Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund; requiring the Division of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorney General to administer the Fund; requiring the Division to adopt specified regulations; requiring the State Treasurer to hold the Fund and the Comptroller to account for the Fund; requiring the State Court Administrator to collect specified filing fees and pay the fees into the Fund; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Unfavorable Report by Finance Withdrawn
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Lisa A. Gladden, District 41

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Administrative Office of the Courts
Circuit Courts
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Counselors -see also- Social Workers
Debt Collection -see also- Attachments and Garnishments
District Courts
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.
Legal Aid
Nonprofit Organizations
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 7-202 , 7-301 )
Commercial Law
( 13-207 )
State Finance and Procurement
( 6-226 , 6-226 )


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 :