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I am in Texas. I am trying to get information about the Texas law regarding automatic contract renewal. It is for a monitoring service contract. I would like to know if there is a code for HR1702 if it is a law.

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you contacted the manufacturer?

Yes, they said they thought it was not a law and asked me for the code.

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I think that is basically all.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Consumer Protection Law
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HR1702 is not yet law; it is only a bill and is still being considered. Unfortunately, currently, there is no law in Texas restricting the enforcement of an automatic renewal of a contract in lease or other matters.

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