HB1509 Revises unlawful merchandising practices.
Sponsor: Hosmer, Craig (138) Effective Date:00/00/0000
CoSponsor: LR Number: 3626L.01T
Last Action: 06/27/2000 - Approved by Governor (G)
06/27/2000 - Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1509
Next Hearing:Hearing not scheduled
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TRULY AGREED

HB 1509 -- UNLAWFUL MERCHANDISING PRACTICES

This bill replaces the term "goods and services" with the word
"merchandise" in the section creating a civil cause of action
for unlawful merchandising practices.


PERFECTED

HB 1509 -- UNLAWFUL MERCHANDISING PRACTICES (Hosmer)

This bill changes the provision that gives a civil remedy to
recover damages for unlawful merchandising practices to
specifically cover the purchase or lease of merchandise.
Currently, the provision provides a remedy for the purchase or
lease of goods or services.

FISCAL NOTE:  No impact on state funds.


COMMITTEE

HB 1509 -- UNLAWFUL MERCHANDISING PRACTICES

SPONSOR:  Hosmer

COMMITTEE ACTION:  Voted "do pass by consent" by the Committee
on Civil and Administrative Law by a vote of 18 to 0.

This bill changes the provision that gives a civil remedy to
recover damages for unlawful merchandising practices to
specifically cover the purchase or lease of merchandise.
Currently, the provision provides a remedy for the purchase or
lease of goods or services.

FISCAL NOTE:  No impact on state funds.

PROPONENTS:  Supporters say that this change is needed to
clarify the law of unlawful merchandising practices.  The term
"merchandise" is defined in the chapter, whereas "goods and
services" is not.  Further, the definition of "merchandise"
includes real estate and intangibles.

Testifying for the bill was Representative Hosmer.

OPPONENTS:  There was no opposition voiced to the committee.

Richard Smreker, Legislative Analyst


INTRODUCED

HB 1509 -- Unlawful Merchandising Practices

Sponsor:  Hosmer

This bill changes the provision that gives a civil remedy to
recover damages for unlawful merchandising practices to
specifically cover the purchase or lease of merchandise.
Currently, the provision provides a remedy for the purchase or
lease of goods or services.


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