House Bill 262

Last Action 01/13/21: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to the termination of automatic renewal offers and continuous service offers.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1208
Sponsor S. Westrom
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 365 to define "automatic renewal," "automatic renewal offer terms," clear and conspicuous," "continuous service," and "continuous service offer terms"; require businesses to present automatic renewal or continuous service offer terms clearly and conspicuously to consumers before purchasing; require businesses to obtain the consumer's consent before charging the consumer; require businesses to provide consumers with an easy-to-use mechanism for cancellation; require businesses to provide users who purchase in one medium the opportunity to terminate in the same medium, including online termination; require businesses to provide a notice regarding term changes prior to implementation; require businesses to abide by requirements before completion of the order except that the acknowledgement may be fulfilled after order completion and notice of change must be fulfilled prior to implementation; provide that goods, wares, merchandise, or products sent to the consumer shall be considered an unconditional gift if consent is not obtained by the business; amend KRS 365.990 to create penalty.
Index Headings of Original Version Advertising - Subscription, cancellation policies
Commerce - Subscription, cancellation policies
Consumer Affairs - Subscription, cancellation, notice of terms and changes, consumer consent
Technology - Subscription cancellation online
Internet - Subscription, cancellation online


  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)

Last updated: 11/9/2023 2:52 PM (EST)