CONSUMER AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD Print

Resolution 2013-093 created a Consumer Affairs Advisory Board to promote the enforcement of laws relating to unfair, deceptive, or unconscionable sales practices and predatory lending practices and to educate consumers and businesses about laws relating to such practices.  The Board shall meet twice a year and consist of five (5) representatives, who shall be appointed by the County Executive and subject to confirmation by County Council.

Consumer Affairs Advisory Board

The Board shall consist of the following five (5) representatives, who shall be appointed by the County Executive and subject to confirmation by County Council:

Two (2) members shall represent a business/financial interest group

Two (2) members shall represent a consumer interest group

One (1) member shall represent an economically disadvantaged interest group

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review programs of the Office of Consumer Affairs and make recommendations to the County Executive and Deputy Director
  • Review the annual budget of the Office of Consumer Affairs prior to submission to County Council
  • Review the annual report for the Office of Consumer Affairs prior to submission to County Council
  • Advise the Office of Consumer Affairs in carrying out its duties
  • Review and make recommendation to the Office of Consumer Affairs, County Executive or County Council on any matter related to consumer protection

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