# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Business Law Task 1988004027

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify federal and state laws that afford consumer protection.

Definition

Identification should include
  • Consumer Product Safety Act
  • Fair Housing Act
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  • Affordable Care Act
  • laws regulating standards for weights and measures
  • federal antitrust laws
  • laws against false and misleading advertising
  • laws for licensing
  • laws to prevent food, drug, and cosmetic adulteration
  • remedies for injured consumers
  • safety laws
  • laws that protect against identity theft
  • laws that protect against Internet fraud.

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science

GOVT.9

The student will apply social science skills to understand the process by which public policy is made by

  1. defining public policy and determining how to differentiate public and private action;
  2. examining different perspectives on the role of government;
  3. describing how the national government influences the public agenda and shapes public policy by examining examples such as the Equal Rights Amendment, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Section 9524 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965;
  4. describing how the state and local governments influence the public agenda and shape public policy;
  5. investigating and evaluating the process by which policy is implemented by the bureaucracy at each level;
  6. analyzing how the incentives of individuals, interest groups, and the media influence public policy; and
  7. devising a course of action to address local and/or state issues.

GOVT.16

The student will apply social science skills to understand that in a democratic republic, thoughtful and effective participation in civic life is characterized by

  1. exercising personal character traits such as trustworthiness, responsibility, and honesty;
  2. obeying the law and paying taxes;
  3. serving as a juror;
  4. participating in the political process and voting in local, state, and national elections;
  5. performing public service;
  6. keeping informed about current issues;
  7. respecting differing opinions and the rights of others;
  8. practicing personal and fiscal responsibility;
  9. demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that foster the responsible and respectful use of digital media; and
  10. practicing patriotism.

Other Related Standards

FBLA Competitive Events and Activities Areas

Business Law

 

Economics

 

Entrepreneurship

The topic for this event changes from year to year. The annual topic may or may not correlate with this particular course. Please refer to the current Virginia FBLA State Handbook.

Marketing

 The topic for this event changes from year to year. The annual topic may or may not correlate with this particular course. Please refer to the current Virginia FBLA State Handbook.

NBEA Achievement Standards for Personal Finance

Analyze choices available to consumers for protection against risk and financial loss.

 

Analyze the sources of assistance for debt management.

 

Research rights and responsibilities of consumers according to credit legislation (e.g., truth-in-lending, fair credit reporting, equal credit opportunity, and fair debt collection).