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SB1041

Va. Telephone Privacy Protection Act; joint liability of seller & telephone solicitor for violation.

Status:
Enacted

Chief Patron:
Dick Black (R)

Session:
2019 Regular Session

Summary

As introduced. Virginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act.

Provides that a telephone solicitor and the seller on whose behalf or for whose benefit a telephone solicitation call offering or advertising a seller's property, goods, or services is made or initiated are jointly and severally liable for violations of the Virginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act (ยง 59.1-510 et seq.). The measure establishes a presumption that a telephone solicitation call offering or advertising a seller's property, goods, or services is made or initiated on behalf of or for the benefit of the seller and provides that this presumption may be rebutted if it is shown by clear and convincing evidence that (i) the seller did not retain or request the telephone solicitor to make telephone solicitation calls on the seller's behalf or for the seller's benefit and (ii) such telephone solicitation calls were made by the telephone solicitor without the seller's knowledge or consent. The measure contains technical amendments. (Less)
  • Bill History

  • 11/20/2018 - Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101057D
  • 11/20/2018 - Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 01/21/2019 - Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
  • 01/21/2019 - Senate: Committee substitute printed 19105395D-S1
  • 01/23/2019 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
  • 01/24/2019 - Senate: Read second time
  • 01/24/2019 - Senate: Reading of substitute waived
  • 01/24/2019 - Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 19105395D-S1
  • 01/24/2019 - Senate: Reading of amendment waived
  • 01/24/2019 - Senate: Amendment by Senator Black agreed to
  • 01/24/2019 - Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB1041ES1
  • 01/24/2019 - Senate: Printed as engrossed 19105395D-ES1
  • 01/25/2019 - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
  • 01/25/2019 - Senate: Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
  • 01/25/2019 - Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
  • 01/25/2019 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB1041ES1)
  • 01/29/2019 - House: Placed on Calendar
  • 01/29/2019 - House: Read first time
  • 01/29/2019 - House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 02/12/2019 - House: Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N)
  • 02/12/2019 - House: Read second time
  • 02/13/2019 - House: Read third time
  • 02/13/2019 - House: Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
  • 02/13/2019 - House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
  • 02/18/2019 - Senate: Enrolled
  • 02/18/2019 - Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1041ER)
  • 02/18/2019 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB1041ER)
  • 02/18/2019 - House: Signed by Speaker
  • 02/19/2019 - Senate: Signed by President
  • 02/20/2019 - Senate: Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 20, 2019
  • 02/20/2019 - Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
  • 03/08/2019 - Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 264 (effective 7/1/19)
  • 03/08/2019 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0264)