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CS/HB 9: Protecting Consumers Against Pandemic-related Fraud

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Zika ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Avila ; Bell ; Benjamin ; Bush ; Casello ; Fabricio ; Fetterhoff ; Giallombardo ; Grieco ; Hunschofsky ; Leek ; Maggard ; McClain ; Sirois ; Smith, D. ; Snyder ; Tant ; Trabulsy ; Woodson

Protecting Consumers Against Pandemic-related Fraud; Defines "personal protective equipment"; prohibits dissemination of false or misleading information relating to personal protective equipment with specified intent; prohibits dissemination of false or misleading vaccine information with specified intent; authorizes state attorney or statewide prosecutor to prosecute violation; authorizes AG to seek civil remedies.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/13/2021 - Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/7/2021 House • Filed
• Referred to Pandemics and Public Emergencies Committee; Criminal Justice and Public Safety Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
• On Committee agenda-- Pandemics and Public Emergencies Committee, 01/14/21, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
1/14/2021 House • Favorable by Pandemics and Public Emergencies Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0
• Now in Criminal Justice and Public Safety Subcommittee
2/3/2021 House • Added to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee agenda
2/10/2021 House • Favorable by Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Reported out of Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Now in Judiciary Committee
2/22/2021 House • PCS added to Judiciary Committee agenda
3/1/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Judiciary Committee
• Reported out of Judiciary Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/4/2021)
3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
3/4/2021 House • Read 2nd time
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
3/5/2021 House • Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 113, NAYS 0
3/18/2021 House • Message sent to senate
3/18/2021 Senate • In Messages
3/22/2021 Senate • Referred to Rules -SJ 286
• On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/25/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/23/2021 Senate • Received -SJ 286
3/25/2021 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 324
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/26/2021 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/21 -SJ 745
4/27/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 730
• Read 3rd time -SJ 730
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 730
4/27/2021 House • In Messages
• Ordered enrolled
5/13/2021 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor