HB 67 (BR 475) - S. Westrom, Ro. Adams, R. Adkins, A. Arnold, B. Ausmus, III, J. Barrows, C. Belcher, L. Belcher, J. Bowling, K. Bratcher, T. Burch, J. Callahan, M. Cherry, J. Coleman, B. Colter, B. Crall, R. Crimm, R. Damron, T. Feeley, D. Ford, J. Gray, J. Haydon, C. Hoffman, S. Johns, E. Jordan, J. Lee, M. Marzian, T. McKee, F. Nesler, S. Nunn, R. Palmer, R. Palumbo, M. Rader, J. Reinhardt, J. Richards, S. Riggs, T. Riner, C. Siler, D. Sims, K. Stein, J. Stewart, J. Thompson, J. Vincent, M. Weaver, R. Webb, P. Worthington
AN ACT relating to consumer protection.
Create various new sections in KRS Chapter 376, Kentucky's Consumer Protection Act, to regulate deceptive promotional advertising of prizes and sweepstakes.
HB 67 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions of the bill with the following changes; exempt advertisements, mailings and written communications by a retail business; and makes intentional violation of this Act a Class D felony.
HFA (1, S. Nunn) - Retain provisions as amended in HCS, but add new subsection to exempt advertisements, mailings, or other written communications of political parties, labor unions or religious institutions.
HFA (2, S. Westrom) - Amend language to restrict to promotional offers mentioning prizes.
SCS - Retain original provisions of HB 67/GA with amendments to definition of promotional offer and prize, specify point size and placement for odds disclosures, clarify exemption for retail businesses, limit treble damages recovery to violations of section 4, place criminal provision into penalty section of KRS Chapter 367, and make technical revisions.
SFA (1, K. Stine) - Amend to remove provisions relating to type size.
SFA (2, T. Buford) - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 367 to exempt certain sales transactions from application of provisions of the Act relating to deceptive promotional advertising of prizes and sweepstakes.
SFA (3, T. Buford) - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 367 to exempt certain sales transactions from application of provisions of the Act relating to deceptive promotional advertising of prizes and sweepstakes.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s))
Jan 4-introduced in House; to Agriculture and Small Business (H)
Jan 11-reassigned to Labor and Industry (H)
Jan 12-posted in committee
Jan 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Jan 20-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, January 21, 2000
Jan 21-floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
Jan 24-3rd reading, passed 93-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2)
Jan 25-received in Senate
Jan 27-to Judiciary (S)
Mar 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 24-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 27-floor amendments (1) (2) and (3) filed to Committee Substitute