Regarding the Cancellation of Subscription Services

Last updated: Jun 12, 2017

Details about this bill
Category: Digital Media Production
Status: Defeated
Sponsor: Representative Mattie Daughtery, House 66
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 943

Position:

Monitoring.

UPDATE: This bill has been vetoed and the veto was sustained.

Summary:

This bill requires a business that makes an automatic renewal subscription offer of an online magazine, journal or periodical, online media player, mobile app, social networking service or Internet game service to present a consumer in this State with an easily accessible disclosure of the methods that consumer may use to cancel the subscription, which must include online cancellation.

The bill only applies to agreements entered into or renewed after January 1, 2018 and does not apply to an entity that provides the host platform on the website of an Internet game service.