THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION

Senator Rosalyn H. Baker, Chair

Senator Brian T. Taniguchi, Vice Chair

 

COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS

Senator Jill N. Tokuda, Chair

Senator Ronald D. Kouchi, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

TIME:

9:00am

PLACE:

Conference Room 211

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1219, HD1

      (HSCR614)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.

Requires persons charging a consumer's credit or debit card or account for automatic renewal or continuous service offers under a consumer agreement to first obtain acknowledgment and affirmative consent of the consumer.  Establishes notice, disclosure and contact information requirements for such consumer agreements.  Requires for free trial offers that include automatic renewal or continuous service offers, disclosure of method of cancellation and opportunity to cancel before commencing automatic billing.  (HB1219 HD1)

 

CPN/WAM Pending re-referral

HB 1219, HD1

      Proposed SD1

      (HSCR614)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.

Clarifies the lieutenant governor's rulemaking authority; authorizes the lieutenant governor to assess and collect fees and administrative fines; establishes a revolving rund into which the fees and administrative fines are to be deposited; clarifies that the lieutenant governor is responsible for the program; and increases the surety bond requirement from $1,000 to $10,000. Effective 01/07/2059. (Proposed SD1)

 

Copies of the proposed SD 1 are available from the Senate Document Center and on the Legislature's website:  www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

 

CPN/WAM Pending re-referral

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

Click here to submit testimony to the Senate Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.

 

Testimony may be submitted up to 24 hours prior to the start of the hearing.

 

FOR AMENDED NOTICES:  Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored.  If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

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Senator Jill N. Tokuda

Chair

 

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Senator Rosalyn H. Baker

Chair