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      Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    IntroducedDecember 16th, 2013

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Title

Tallying of the Actual Liabilities Act of 2013

Official Title

A bill to prohibit unfair or deceptive acts or practices relating to the prices of products and services sold online, and for other purposes.

Summary

Tallying of the Actual Liabilities Act of 2013 or the TOTAL Act of 2013 - Prohibits a retailer under the jurisdiction of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) from selling a product or service through an Internet website without presenting the total transaction amount it expects to collect from the potential purchaser (including all fees, taxes, and shipping and handling charges) before the person commits to the purchase. Sets forth authority for: (1) the FTC to enforce a violation of this Act as an unfair or deceptive act or practice, and (2) states to bring civil actions on behalf of residents threatened or adversely affected by such a violation.

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