SB 686
Prohibits the re-sale or lease of returned electronic devices and appliances unless subsequent customers are notified
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Last Action:
2/2/2012 - Second Read and Referred S Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2012

Current Bill Summary

SB 686 - The act prohibits sellers and lessors of electronic devices or appliances from re-selling or leasing a device or appliance that has been previously owned or leased and then returned unless the seller or lessor provides notification to the subsequent customer. The notification must be provided in both oral and written format and must disclose the reason for the product's return as well as the nature of any repair work performed on the product since its return. A violation of the act is considered an unlawful merchandising practice.