An Act To Prevent Predatory Marketing Practices against Minors
Sec. 1. 10 MRSA c. 1055 is enacted to read:
MARKETING AND DATA COLLECTION PRACTICES
§ 9551. Definitions
As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings.
§ 9552. Unlawful collection and use of data from minors
§ 9553. Predatory marketing against minors prohibited
A person may not use any health-related information or personal information regarding a minor for the purpose of marketing a product or service to that minor or promoting any course of action for the minor relating to a product. Use of information in violation of this section constitutes predatory marketing.
§ 9554. Enforcement
If the court finds there has been a violation of this chapter, the court shall award the petitioner reasonable attorney's fees and costs incurred in connection with the action.
If the court finds that the defendant willfully or knowingly violated this chapter, the court may, in its discretion, increase the amount of the award to an amount equal to not more than 3 times the amount available under paragraph B.