PA 09-53—HB 5674

Select Committee on Aging

General Law Committee

Judiciary Committee

AN ACT CONCERNING DISCLOSURE OF ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR SENIOR CITIZEN DISCOUNT PROGRAMS

SUMMARY: This act requires an individual, firm, or corporation that sells goods and services to the public to disclose eligibility requirements for any senior citizen discounts it offers by conspicuously placing a sign at the point of display, cash register, or store entrance stating the qualifying age and discount percentage or dollar amount.

The act allows the consumer protection commissioner to assess a $50 civil penalty against any person, firm, or corporation violating these provisions.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2009

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