MS HB1653 | 2024 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on March 5 2024 - 100% progression
Action: 2024-03-05 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Require Businesses That Make Automatic Renewal Offers Or Continuous Service Offers To Consumers To Present The Terms Of Such Automatic Renewals Or Continuous Service Offers In A Clear And Conspicuous Manner Before The Subscription Or Purchasing Agreement Is Fulfilled; To Prohibit The Charging Of A Consumer's Credit Or Debit Card, Or Account With A Third Party, For An Automatic Renewal Or Continuous Service Without First Obtaining The Consumer's Affirmative Consent To The Agreement; To Prescribe The Methods By Which A Business Shall Provide Consumers With The Ability To Cancel Any Automatic Renewal Or Continuous Service Offer; To Require Business To Notify Consumers Of A Material Change In The Terms Of The Automatic Renewal Or Continuous Service; To Require Those Businesses That Allow Consumers To Accept An Automatic Renewal Or Continuous Service Offer Online To Also Allow The Consumers To Terminate The Automatic Renewal Or Continuous Service Exclusively Online, At Will, And Without Engaging Any Further Steps That Obstruct Or Delay The Consumer's Ability To Terminate The Automatic Renewal Or Continuous Service Immediately; To Require Those Businesses To Provide A Method Of Termination That Is Either Online In The Form Of A Prominently Located Direct Link Or Button To Cancel Or By A Termination Email; And For Related Purposes.

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Electronic automatic renewals and continuous service offers; require business to provide online link and other methods to cancel.



2024-03-05HouseDied In Committee
2024-02-19HouseReferred To Business and Commerce

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