Scaled Back Consumer Protection Bill Passes

S.136 has been approved by the legislature and is awaiting action by the Governor. Several important consumer protections were removed at the end of the session to reach agreement on other parts. Removed provisions included consumer credit card debt collection, consumer credit protection for vulnerable populations, consumer auto-renewal contracts, and retainer of payment for construction materials.
The bill includes some regulation of fantasy sports with a study for additional regulations or taxes and a few changes to escrow allowances by lenders for home loans.
S.136 final legislation

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