The Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee is charged with protecting consumer rights in New Jersey, particularly issues such as safeguarding against identity theft, restricting telemarketing, and protecting cell phone and calling card consumers against fraud.
Democratic Research Aide: Gary R. Williams
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Burzichelli, DeAngelo, Moriarty & Benson Bill to Protect Consumers from Rebate Scams OK'd by AssemblyLegislation Assembly Democrats John Burzichelli, Wayne DeAngelo, Paul Moriarty and Daniel Benson sponsored to ensure consumers who are entitled to a manufacturer's rebate actually receive their check was approved 42-29 Monday by the Assembly.
"Some rebate refunds or payments have been mailed to customers as little checks attached to post cards," said Burzichelli (D-Gloucester/Cumberland/Salem). "Refunds and payments sent in this way could easily be lost or stolen, or even confused for junk mail..."