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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.


     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)

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