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CS/SB 498: Consumer Protection

GENERAL BILL by Commerce and Tourism ; Baxley

Consumer Protection; Defining the term “unlicensed vendor”; requiring an unlicensed vendor to take certain actions within a specified timeframe after receiving payment; providing an exception; removing an exemption from permitting requirements for certain solicitors, salespersons, and agents, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Innovation, Industry, and Technology (IT)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/11/2019 Senate • Filed
11/1/2019 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Rules -SJ 39
12/2/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 12/10/19, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Building
12/10/2019 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 134
12/12/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
12/13/2019 Senate • Now in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 39
• CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 126
1/16/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 01/21/20, 2:30 pm, 110 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology