HB2478 S JUD AMT #1 3-2
The Committee on the Judiciary moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:
Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill 2478—A Bill to amend and reenact §47-11A-2, §47-11A-6, and §47-11A-9 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to unfair trade practices; generally providing for invoice cost of each separate or distinct product or item of merchandise to retailer in calculation of cost to business of retailer; including applicable taxes in invoice cost in calculation of cost to business of retailer; clarifying application of misdemeanor offenses under the act; eliminating markup in calculation of cost to business of retailer; authorizing court to award treble damages, court costs, litigation costs, and attorney fees for violation; and making technical changes.