HB 429 Telephone bills; blocking third-party charges.
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Summary as introduced:
Telephone bills; blocking third-party charges.  Prohibits a billing carrier from including in a customer's bill charges for products, goods, or services submitted by a service agent or service provider after the customer has requested the billing carrier to block such billings. Billing carriers are also prohibited from entering into agreements to bill for a service provider or billing agent with respect to a customer who has requested the billing carrier to block such billings. Finally, the measure provides that a customer is not liable for an amount charged through a billing carrier after the billing carrier has received and processed a request from the customer that the billing carrier block such billings. A customer may submit a request in writing, orally, or electronically.

Full text:
01/10/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103723D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/10/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103723D
01/10/12  House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/17/12  House: Assigned C & L sub: #2
02/02/12  House: Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2013 by voice vote
02/07/12  House: Continued to 2013 in Commerce and Labor by voice vote