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Event Detail – Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure

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Event Date:5/24/2011

Start Time:1:00 PM

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Item Name Start Time Duration Webcast
Joint Committee on Consumer Protection & Professional Licensure 5/24/2011
1:00 PM
02:00:00 Recorded
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Event Description

Home Rule Petition, Sales and Solicitation, Credit Cards and Banks, ID Theft

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Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S89 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 89) of Gale D. Candaras and Benjamin Swan for legislation relative to health club contracts. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Gale D. Candaras
2 S91 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 91) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Thomas P. Kennedy and Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to identity fraud. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Sonia Chang-Diaz
3 S99 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 99) of James B. Eldridge, Lori A. Ehrlich and Gale D. Candaras for legislation to protect victims of unlicensed debt collection activities . Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. James B. Eldridge
4 S100 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 100) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to protect the privacy of consumer financial information. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. James B. Eldridge
5 S105 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 105) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Christine E. Canavan, Gale D. Candaras, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court to reduce unwanted communication from creditors to protect the peace and privacy of residents. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Patricia D. Jehlen
6 S118 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 118) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation to regulate advertisements and solicitations for time. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Thomas P. Kennedy
7 S126 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 126) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to check cashing fees. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Michael J. Rodrigues
8 S129 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 129) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to credit and debit cards. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Michael J. Rodrigues
9 S133 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 133) of Karen E. Spilka and Anne M. Gobi for legislation to protect consumers who hold credit cards. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Karen E. Spilka
10 H106 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 106) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and Sheila C. Harrington relative to certain deceptive trade practices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Viriato Manuel deMacedo
11 H113 By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 113) of Elizabeth A. Poirier, George T. Ross and Steven L. Levy for legislation to prohibit businesses from misrepresenting the geographic location of such businesses in local telephone directories. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Elizabeth A. Poirier
12 H117 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 117) of John W. Scibak and Sean Garballey that telemarketers be required to use legitimate phone numbers so that consumers can directly communicate with solicitors. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. John W. Scibak
13 H118 By Mr. Smola of Palmer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 118) of Todd M. Smola for legislation to repeal certain identity theft and consumer reporting laws. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Todd M. Smola
14 H126 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 126) of William M. Straus relative to the protection of personal information in consumer transactions. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. William M. Straus
15 H128 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 128) of William M. Straus relative to credit backed or bank issued gift cards. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. William M. Straus
16 H129 By Mr. Webster of Pembroke (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 129) of Stanley W. Wheatley relative to persons engaged in trade or commerce with each other in actions for unfair trade practices. Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Daniel K. Webster
17 H1007 By Mr. Fennell of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1007) of Robert F. Fennell relative to requiring photo identification for credit card purchases. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Robert F. Fennell
18 H1014 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1014) of Timothy R. Madden and others for legislation to prohibit negative option sales and disclosure of financial and personal information without the express agreement of consumers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Timothy R. Madden
19 H1034 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1034) of Steven M. Walsh relative to the prevention of credit card company unfair business practices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Steven M. Walsh
20 H1035 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1035) of Steven M. Walsh for legislation to further regulate consumer rebates on certain purchases. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Steven M. Walsh
21 H1872 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1872) of Garrett J. Bradley for legislation to require the permitting of certain door-to-door sales. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Garrett J. Bradley
22 H1879 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1879) of Anne M. Gobi and Todd M. Smola relative to unfair and deceptive trade practices involving material representations in advertising. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Anne M. Gobi
23 H1880 By Mr. Henriquez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1880) of Carlos Tony Henriquez and others for legislation to limit fees charged by cashers of checks, drafts or money orders. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Carlos Henriquez
24 H1881 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1881) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the listing of a business location of certain businesses in a telephone directory or database. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Kate Hogan
25 H1885 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1885) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to consumer identity verification prior to the issuance of credit cards. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
26 H1888 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1888) of Louis L. Kafka and James E. Timilty relative to unsolicited credit cards, checks, and vouchers by mail. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Louis L. Kafka
27 H2694 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2694) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. relative to further regulating the use of certain consumer loan information to make solicitations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Thomas A. Golden, Jr.
28 H2697 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2697) of Paul McMurtry and Stephen Stat Smith relative to allowing persons to select an option to be removed from telemarketing solicitations . Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Paul McMurtry
29 H2705 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2705) of William M. Straus for legislation to further regulate advertising on the Internet. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. William M. Straus
30 H2706 By Mr. Webster of Pembroke (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2706) of Thomas J. Pugliese for legislation to require proof of identification prior to business transactions involving a credit card or debit card. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Daniel K. Webster
31 H3109 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3109) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. (by vote of the town) that the town of Northborough be authorized to issue a license for the sale of alcoholic beverages to be located at "The Shops@20" in said town. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.] Harold P. Naughton, Jr.
32 H3224 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3224) of Garrett J. Bradley for legislation to regulate residential door-to-door selling practices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Garrett J. Bradley
33 H3251 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3251) of Thomas M. Stanley for legislation to further regulate professional solicitors and solicitations by commercial co-venturers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Thomas M. Stanley
34 H2704 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2704) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others relative to the solicitation of charitable donations for profit. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Theodore C. Speliotis
35 H1022 By Mr. Pedone of Worcester, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1022) of Vincent A. Pedone relative to the protection of consumers in deferred interest transactions. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Vincent A. Pedone
36 H127 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 127) of William M. Straus relative to the privacy rights of certain customers of supermarkets. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. William M. Straus

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