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HB 197 Fair Business Practices Act; requirements for solicitations of services for obtaining a copy of an instrument conveying real estate; provide

Voted on Friday March 3, 2017

Michael Caldwell's thoughts

This would require that deed solicitations mailed to property purchasers after purchase read "This is not a bill or government document. This is a solicitation." These are often being purchased as the owner thinks its (as its purposefully crafted to be misleading) a government requirement. This is a consumer protection.

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Vote Totals

The table below breaks down the total number of votes, and marks the majority vote.

Voted Total % Majority Vote?
Yea 170 94.4% Majority Vote
Nay 0 0%
Did not vote 7 3.9%
Excused 3 1.7%

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