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2021 House Bill 5486: Mandate certain merchant disclosures on eBay type sites

Public Act 152 of 2022

Introduced by Rep. Samantha Steckloff D-Farmington Hills on October 27, 2021
To amend the Michigan Consumer Protection Act to conform to the proposal in House Bills 5485 and 5487. That bill would require “online marketplaces” to make disclosures regarding “high-volume third-party sellers” including the seller's full name, full physical address, a working phone number and email address, whether the seller makes, imports or resells consumer products and more. The bills appear targeted at larger merchants who present themselves as individuals on sites like eBay.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on October 27, 2021
Reported in the House on June 21, 2022
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
To amend the Michigan Consumer Protection Act to conform to the proposal in House Bill 5487. That bill would require “online marketplaces” to make disclosures regarding “high-volume third-party sellers” including the seller's full name, full physical address, a working phone number and email address, whether the seller makes, imports or resells consumer products and more. The bills appear targeted at larger merchants who present themselves as individuals on sites like eBay.
Received in the Senate on June 23, 2022
Referred to the Senate on June 23, 2022
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on July 19, 2022

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