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WVHB3061IntroThe purpose of this bill is to adjust limits on consumer loans in West Virginia for which certain finance charges may be imposed and clarify that a person must first obtain a license from the Division of Financial Institutions before engaging in the ...
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2019-02-12
To House Banking & Insurance Committee
WVHB2996IntroThe purpose of this bill is to repeal the article that forces price-fixing and increases cost to the consumer, §47-11A-1 et seq. of this code.
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2019-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2997IntroThe purpose of this bill is to clarify inadvertent omissions from recent changes to the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act that will bring the Act into conformity with the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
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2019-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2478EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to modify the Fair Trade Practices Act with regard to costs and damages.
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2019-02-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB2811IntroThe purpose of this bill is to amend the way savings derived from the filling of generic drugs are distributed. The provisions of this section as amended in 2018 are to apply retroactively to pharmacy transactions occurring since 1978.
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2019-02-01
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB2514EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to allow pawn brokers to reveal whether any property has been sold or pledged to the broker.
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2019-01-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB2680IntroThe purpose of this bill is to establish Consumer Litigation Funding requirements, including definitions, financier requirements, prohibitions, mandatory contract language, third party agreements, violations, and contingency rights.
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2019-01-25
To House Government Organization Committee
WVHB2671IntroThe purpose of this bill is to prevent the deceptive use of lawsuit advertising and solicitation by prohibiting people from engaging in those activities and providing criminal penalties.
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2019-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2585IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require the State Fire Commission to propose rule for the state building code to require large venues to have and use portable exit barriers for safer exiting.
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2019-01-22
To House Fire Departments and Emergency Medical Services Committee
WVHB2591IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require lighted exit signs with emergency power backup in all building to which the public has access.
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2019-01-22
To House Government Organization Committee
WVHB2380IntroThe purpose of this bill is to define surprise bills, to protect consumers from surprise bills in certain circumstances, to require additional disclosures by health care providers, hospitals and insurers and to require insurers to develop an access p...
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2019-01-14
To House Banking & Insurance Committee
WVHB2341IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create the West Virginia Residential Furniture and Children's Products Flame Retardants Act administered and enforced under the authority of the Commissioner of the Bureau for Public Health. The bill prohibits the use...
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2019-01-11
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB2115IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create the Right to Repair Act. The bill requires a manufacturer of motor vehicles sold in the state to make diagnostic and repair information available to owners independent repair facilities that the manufacturer make...
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2019-01-09
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB2114IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit the Commissioner of the Division of Highways to purchase hardware items and equipment from a local seller rather than the holder of a state contract if the cost of the item or equipment is less than the cost from...
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2019-01-09
To House Government Organization Committee
WVHB2198IntroThe purpose of this bill is to rewrite sections of the pyramid promotional schemes article. The bill provides new definitions and more specifically describes what does and does not constitute an unlawful act under article 15.
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2019-01-09
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2180IntroThe purpose of this bill is to declare that the provisions of the Consumer Credit and Protection Act apply to general leases, landlords, tenants and residential rental fees a landlord may charge a general lease of residential real property. The West ...
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2019-01-09
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2163IntroThe purpose of this bill is to place upon the manufacturers of manufactured homes the duty to meet their obligations and responsibilities under the terms of the express warranties extended to the consumers in this state. The bill provides consumers a...
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2019-01-09
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2024IntroThe purpose of this bill is to allow an oral contract to be used to perform any home improvement transaction.
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2019-01-09
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2129IntroThe purpose of this bill is to prohibit the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings.
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2019-01-09
To House Banking & Insurance Committee
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