DE HB97 | 2021-2022 | 151st General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-0)
Status: Introduced on March 4 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-03-04 - Introduced and Assigned to Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee in House
Pending: House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]

Summary

This Act prohibits the seller of consumer goods or services from refusing to accept cash payment, except in limited circumstances. It creates graduated civil penalties for violations and provides consumers a private right of action to recover double damages, including consequential damages, for a second violation of the law and triple damages for subsequent violations. The Division of Consumer Protection has authority to enforce the law.

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Title

An Act To Amend Title 6 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Prohibited Trade Practices And Pay With Cash.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-03-04 Introduced and Assigned to Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee in House

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