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2009-2010 Regular Session - SB 368
Fair Business Practices Act of 1975; deceptive representation/designations of geographic origins; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 10-1-393 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to unfair or deceptive practices under the "Fair Business Practices Act of 1975," so as to change provisions relating to deceptive representations or designations of geographic origin; to revise provisions relative to unlawful telephone directory listings of nonlocal businesses; to require registration of assumed or fictitious trade names; to prohibit the use of assumed or fictitious trade names to intentionally misrepresent geographic origin or location; to provide for other related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/01/2011 - Effective Date
May/20/2010 - Act 419
May/20/2010 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
May/13/2010 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/29/2010 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/27/2010 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/27/2010 - House Third Readers
Apr/20/2010 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/22/2010 - House Second Readers
Mar/18/2010 - House First Readers
Mar/17/2010 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/17/2010 - Senate Third Read
Mar/09/2010 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/08/2010 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/05/2010 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/04/2010 - Senate Hopper
4/29/2010 Senate agreed to House substitute
Apr/29/2010 - Senate Vote #922Yea(49)Nay(0)NV(6)
Apr/27/2010 - House Vote #909Yea(157)Nay(3)NV(11)
Mar/17/2010 - Senate Vote #562Yea(50)Nay(0)NV(3)
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