Bill Status of HB4721 95th General Assembly
Short Description: CONSUMER FRAUD-TEXT MSG BLOCK
Rep. Sandy Cole
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Requires wireless carriers to create and offer consumers an option to opt out of all text message services on wireless service agreements. Requires that the option be available to the customer throughout the length of the contract. Provides that, if the customer elects this option in the middle of an existing contract, the carrier may not adjust the length of the contract. Provides that a violation is an unlawful practice within the meaning of the Act.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 1/31/2008||House||Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Sandy Cole|| 2/1/2008||House||First Reading|| 2/1/2008||House||Referred to Rules Committee|| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|