SB206 (2022) Detail

Relative to consumer guaranty contracts.


January 11, 2022





Amendment to SB 206


Amend the bill by replacing all after section 1 with the following:


2  New Subparagraph; Consumer Guaranty Contracts; Prohibited Acts.  Amend RSA 415-C:7, I by inserting after subparagraph (h) the following new subparagraph:

(i)  Fail to refund unearned contract fees with respect to any cancellation of a consumer guaranty contract with a duration of 12 months or more.  Contract fees for contracts with a duration of 12 months or more are earned pro-rata over the length of the contract.  Obligors shall not charge a cancellation administrative fee of more than 10 percent of the contract price or $75, whichever is less, for a contract of any duration.  All cancellation administrative fees must be disclosed in the contract, regardless of the contract’s duration.

3  Repeal.  The following are repealed:

I.  RSA 415-C:1, II(b)(2), relative to the definition of consumer guaranty contracts as it relates to prepaid legal services contracts.

II.  RSA 415-C:1, XI, relative to the definition of prepaid legal services contract.

4  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.


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Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 11, 2022 Senate Hearing
Jan. 27, 2022 Senate Floor Vote
Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB206 Revision: 34695 Date: Jan. 11, 2022, 2:38 p.m.
SB206 Revision: 34256 Date: Dec. 14, 2021, 12:53 p.m.


Jan. 13, 2022: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2022-0062s; Vote 5-0; CC

Jan. 12, 2022: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2022-0062s, 01/27/2022; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 4

Dec. 20, 2021: Hearing: 01/11/2022, Room 100, SH, 09:30 am; SC 50

Dec. 14, 2021: To Be Introduced 01/05/2022 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 1