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Collision Damage Waiver Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To prohibit rental car companies from imposing liability on renters, with certain exceptions, to prohibit such companies from selling collision damage waivers in connection with private passenger automobile rental agreements of not more than 30 days, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

02/09/1989Introduced in House

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02/27/1989Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Consumer Protection and Competitiveness.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
02/09/1989Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/09/1989Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce02/09/1989 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Competitiveness02/27/1989 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/09/1989)

Collision Damage Waiver Act - Prohibits rental car companies, in private passenger automobile rental agreements of 30 days or less, from: (1) holding any authorized driver liable for any damage, with specified exceptions; (2) offering to sell any collision damage waivers for any of the specified exceptions or any applicable deductible; (3) bringing an action for damage against such a renter who is a U.S. resident except in the renter's home State; or (4) requiring or requesting a security deposit for damage during the rental period or pending resolution of any dispute.

Subjects rental car companies to a penalty of from $500 to $1,000 for each violation of this Act.