Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee

JOINT FAVORABLE REPORT

Bill No.:

HB-6483

Title:

AN ACT CONCERNING CREDIT CARD OFFERS ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES.

Vote Date:

4/7/2009

Vote Action:

Joint Favorable

PH Date:

2/24/2009

File No.:

227

SPONSORS OF BILL:

Banks Committee

Rep. Patricia M. Widlitz, 98th Dist.

Rep. Claire L. Janowski, 56th Dist.

REASONS FOR BILL:

This bill will protect and educate consumers by providing restrictions on credit card companies and their marketing techniques on college campuses

RESPONSE FROM ADMINISTRATION/AGENCY:

See Banks Committee JF Report

NATURE AND SOURCES OF SUPPORT:

See Banks Committee JF Report

NATURE AND SOURCES OF OPPOSITION:

See Banks Committee JF Report

Reported by: Phyllis Nappi/ Jeanne Clark

Date: April 8, 2009