HB 282 (BR 1230) - J. Gooch Jr., J. Comer Jr.
AN ACT relating to consumer protection.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 367, relating to consumer protection, to prohibit business solicitation within thirty days following accidents; amend KRS 367.990 to establish penalty.
HB 282 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain the penalty provision but delete the original solicitation provision and create a new section of KRS Chapter 367 in lieu thereof, relating to consumer protection, to define "nonrecourse civil litigation funding provider", "funding provider" and "practitioner"; prohibit solicitation by a practitioner or a civil litigation funding provider of a motor vehicle accident victim or the victim's relative for a period of 30 days after the accident for the purpose of making a basic reparation benefits claim or for the purpose of advancing money to potential personal injury claimants; and prohibit solicitation of the victim or a relative of the victim on behalf of a practitioner or funding provide.
Jan 19-introduced in House
Jan 21-to Labor & Industry (H)
Jan 22-reassigned to Banking & Insurance (H)
Jan 28-posted in committee
Feb 3-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 4-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 9-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Feb 10-3rd reading, passed 97-2 with Committee Substitute
Feb 11-received in Senate
Feb 16-to Judiciary (S)
Mar 22-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
Mar 23-taken from committee; 2nd reading; returned to Judiciary (S)