CONSUMER PROTECTION

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incorporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2009 Session


Consumer Protection Act; advertising at price after rebate. Amending  59.1-200. (Patron-Alexander, HB 1545 (F))
Consumer Protection Act; prohibited acts by a contractor. Amending  54.1-1115 and 59.1-200. (Patron-Watts, HB 575 (Chapter 294))
Consumer Protection Act; prohibited practices involving residential real property. Amending  59.1-201, 59.1-203, 59.1-205, 59.1-206, and 59.1-207; adding  59.1-200.1. (Patron-Oder, HB 408 (Chapter 485))
Consumer Real Estate Settlement Protection Act; interest on escrow accounts. Amending  6.1-2.23. (Patron-Englin, HB 804 (F))
Consumer Real Estate Settlement Protection Act; licensing standards. Amending  6.1-2.21. (Patron-Hall, HB 1264 (F))
Consumers; joint subcommittee to study access to credit in State. (Patron-Hugo, HJR 173 (F))
Credit reports; authorizes an individual to freeze access thereto. Amending  59.1-200 and 59.1-444; adding  59.1-443.3. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 16 (I) See HB1311; Plum, HB 345 (I) See HB1311)
Credit reports; authorizes armed services members and spouses to freeze. Amending  59.1-200 and 59.1-444; adding  59.1-443.3. (Patron-Wagner, SB 325 (I) See SB576; Whipple, SB 461 (I) See SB576)
Credit reports; authorizes consumer to freeze access thereto. Adding  59.1-444.1 and 59.1-444.2. (Patron-Byron, HB 1311 (Chapter 496); Saslaw, SB 576 (Chapter 480))
Credit reports; authorizes consumer to freeze access thereto. Amending  59.1-200 and 59.1-444; adding  59.1-443.3. (Patron-Tata, HB 4 (I) See HB1311; Oder, HB 35 (I) See HB1311; Eisenberg, HB 607 (I) See HB1311; Brink, HB 785 (I) See HB1311; Lohr, HB 897 (I) See HB1311; Barlow, HB 1339 (I) See HB1311)
Credit reports; fee exemption for security freezes for military personnel. Amending  59.1-200 and 59.1-444; adding 59.1-443.3. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1307 (I) See HB1311)
Freedom of Information Act; active investigations of teacher licensing. Amending  2.2-3705.3 and 2.2-3711. (Patron-Tata, HB 768 (Chapter 668))
Freedom of Information Act; certain audit records of Department of Transportation. Amending  2.2-3705.6. (Patron-Stosch, SB 210 (Chapter 266))
Freedom of Information Act; discussion of confidential records to be conducted in meetings not open to public. Amending 2.2-3711. (Patron-Norment, SB 593 (Chapter 626))
Freedom of Information Act; exemption for certain publicly owned museum records. Amending  2.2-3705.7. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 858 (C); Ticer, SB 647 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; exemption for local franchises, exception. Amending  2.2-3705.6. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 1271 (Chapter 736))
Freedom of Information Act; exemption for local government investment pool. Amending  2.2-3705.7. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 1367 (Chapter 739))
Freedom of Information Act; exemptions for certain records of higher educational institutions. Amending  2.2-3705.4. (Patron-Oder, HB 407 (Chapter 665); Houck, SB 130 (Chapter 561))
Freedom of Information Act; exemptions for local or regional military organizations. Amending  2.2-3705.2 and 2.2-3711. (Patron-Suit, HB 520 (Chapter 721))
Freedom of Information Act; exempts from public disclosure certain proprietary records submitted to the Innovative Technology Authority. Amending  2.2-3705.6 and 2.2-3711. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1458 (Chapter 743); Petersen, SB 726 (Chapter 633))
Freedom of Information Act; local public bodies may meet by electronic communication. Amending  2.2-3701, 2.2-3708, and 2.2-3714. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 854 (Chapter 789); Houck, SB 131 (Chapter 233))
Freedom of Information Act; permits interim study committees of General Assembly to conduct meetings using electronic communications. Amending  2.2-3707.01. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1020 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; records containing social security numbers. Amending  2.2-3705.1. (Patron-Sickles, HB 1102 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; working papers and correspondence. Amending  2.2-3705.7. (Patron-Landes, HB 313 (F))
Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; disclosure of personal information. Amending  2.2-3801, 2.2-3808, 2.2-3809, and 16.1-77. (Patron-May, HB 634 (Chapter 840); Houck, SB 132 (Chapter 843))
Vision care services and products; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study impact of current law impeding accessibility to consumers. (Patron-Putney, HJR 172 (F); Sickles, HJR 193 (F))
Water quality information; designates Secretary of Natural Resources as lead Secretary with responsibility to coordinate. Amending  2.2-216. (Patron-Morgan, HB 824 (Chapter 368))