SB 101 Prohibits florists from including a geographic reference in their name or advertising if they are not physically located at that place
Sponsor: Wasson
LR Number: 0194S.02P Fiscal Note available
Committee: General Laws
Last Action: 5/7/2013 - Reported Do Pass H Rules Committee Journal Page: H2078
Title: SCS SB 101 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2013
House Handler: Elmer

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Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 101 - This act prohibits a florist from including a geographical reference in the name of its business and listing such name in a telephone directory, on the internet, or in a print advertisement when the florist is not physically located in that place. An exception is made if the listing or advertisement conspicuously states the florist's actual physical location. This act requires that a florist specify a local telephone number for listing or advertising purposes. A violation of the act is considered an unlawful merchandising practice and may be prosecuted as such.