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HB18-1154

Protect Consumer Solicit Public Record Copy For Fee

Concerning consumer protections relating to a solicitation to provide a copy of a public record for a fee.
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subject:
Financial Services & Commerce
Bill Summary

Deeds and deeds of trust - limits on fees for providing a copy. The act requires a person who solicits a fee for providing a copy of a deed or deed of trust to:

  • Give a copy of the document that will be used for the solicitation to each county clerk and recorder where the solicitation is to be distributed;
  • Not charge a fee of more than 4 times the amount charged by the county clerk and recorder that has custody of the deed or deed of trust for a copy of the same record; and
  • Include specified disclosures on the document used for the solicitation, not make the document appear to have been issued by a state agency or local government, and not make the document appear to impose a legal duty on the individual being solicited.

The attorney general and the appropriate district attorney may bring an action for a violation.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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