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Connecticut Laws | Title 21a Consumer Protection
CHAPTER 420e HOME FOOD SERVICE PLAN SALES ACT
Sec. 21a-402. Delivery. Receipt. Required disclosures.

Sec. 21a-402. Delivery. Receipt. Required disclosures. (1336)(Text)

At the time of delivery, the seller shall provide a receipt for signature by the buyer which shall disclose the following: (1) The identity of the item and the net quantity of the contents in terms of either weight, measure, or count, as required by applicable law. The net weight of each food item delivered shall be within the limit specified in subparagraph (C) of subdivision (1) of subsection (b) of section 21a-401; and (2) the item price and total sales price of each food and nonfood item. The item price shall be the same as that specified on the price list given to the buyer at the time of sale. (1337)

Sec. 21a-403. Negotiation, transfer, sale or assignment. Assignee's rights and liabilities. (1338)(Text)

(a) A seller shall not negotiate, transfer, sell or assign any note or other evidence of indebtedness issued in connection with a home food service plan sale to a finance company or other third party prior to midnight of the fifth business day after the day on which the buyer executed the written agreement or after the day on which the seller provides the buyer with a fully executed copy of the written agreement, whichever is later. (1339)

(b) The assignee of any such note or other evidence of indebtedness shall be subject to all claims and defenses of the buyer against the seller arising from the sale, notwithstanding any agreement to the contrary. The assignee's liability under this subsection shall not exceed the amount owing to the assignee at the time the claim or defense is asserted against the assignee. Rights of the buyer under this subsection can be asserted affirmatively against or as a defense to or set-off against a claim by the assignee. (1340)

Sec. 21a-404. Penalty. Violation made unfair or deceptive act or practice. (1341)(Text)

Any violation of sections 21a-400 to 21a-405, inclusive, shall constitute an unfair or deceptive trade act or practice in violation of subsection (a) of section 42-110b. (1342)

Sec. 21a-405. Regulations. (1343)(Text)

The Commissioner of Consumer Protection may adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54, to implement the provisions of sections 21a-401 to 21a-404, inclusive. (1344)

Secs. 21a-406 to 21a-429. (1345)(Text)

Reserved for future use. (1346)

Note: Chapters 420f to 420k are also reserved for future use. (1347)

CHAPTER 420l MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS (1348)(Text)

Sec. 21a-430. Donation bins. Placement in public place. Notice required. (1349)(Text)

No person shall place or cause to be placed in a public place a donation bin for the donation of clothing or other articles unless such person has been granted permission to place such donation bin in such public place by the owner of such public place or by such owner's duly authorized agent and unless such bin contains a notice in block letters at least two inches high stating: (1) If the donation is for a charitable purpose, the name of the nonprofit organization that will benefit from the donation and that the public may contact the Department of Consumer Protection for further information, or (2) if not intended for a charitable purpose, that such donation is not for a charitable purpose. Such notice shall be on the same side of the bin where the donation is likely to be made. As used in this section, "public place" means any area that is used or held out for use by the public, whether owned or operated by public or private interests and "donation bin" means a large container commonly placed in a parking lot for the purpose of encouraging individuals to donate clothing or other items. (1350)

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