Consumer Protection Act; prohibited practices, certain restrictive provisions. (SB309)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Consumer Protection Act; prohibited practices; certain restrictive provisions in contract or written agreement. Provides that it is a violation of the Consumer Protection Act for a supplier in connection with a consumer transaction to use any provision in any contract or written agreement that restricts a consumer's right to file a civil action to resolve a dispute that arises in connection with a consumer transaction that does not involve interstate commerce. The bill provides that such provisions are void and unenforceable. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100501D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/02/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB309)
02/02/2022Reported from General Laws and Technology (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/08/2022Read third time and defeated by Senate (19-Y 21-N) (see vote tally)

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