UTA LEG Automatic Contract Renewal

On Feb. 28, UTA LEG passed bill on contract renewal requirements.

  • UTA LEG passed bill HB 174 regarding automatic renewal contract requirements.
  • Bill Provisions
  • Requires a person who offers a contract with automatic renewal provision to disclose certain information to consumer regarding renewal and cancellation of the contract.
  • Also requires disclosure of expiration of the trial period and purchase obligations.
  • Upon expirations, voids renewal contract provision that violates these requirements.
  • Authorizes Division of consumer protection to enforce the provisions and sets fines.
  • The bill amends UTA LEG 13-2-1, Consumer protection division established functions.
  • Legislative History
  • On Jan. 16, 2024, bill introduced in House; on Jan. 30, 2024, bill passed in House.
  • On Jan. 30, 2024, bill introduced in Senate; on Feb. 28, 2024, bill passed in Senate.
  • Effectiveness
  • Upon becoming law, bill would become effective May 2, 2024.
  • Mar. 2024 UTA LEG Governor Approval
  • On Mar. 13, 2024, UTA LEG reported that the governor signed bill HB 174 into law.

Regulators UTA LEG
Entity Types CNSM; Corp
Reference PR, Bill, 3/13/2024; Bill, HB174, 2/28/2024; Citation: UTA LEG 13-2-1;
Functions Compliance; Legal; Operations; Product Administration; Sales Practices
Countries United States of America
Products Corporate
Regions Am
Rule Type Final
Rule Date 2/28/2024
Effective Date 5/2/2024
Rule Id 202834
Linked to N/A
Reg. Last Update 3/13/2024
Report Section US Consumer

Last substantive update on 03/19/2024