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Code of Virginia
Title 59.1. Trade and Commerce
Chapter 24. Virginia Health Club Act

§ 59.1-299. Duration of contract.

No health club contract shall have a duration for a period longer than thirty-six months, including any renewal period; however, a health club contract may exceed 36 months provided that:

1. Any initiation fee does not exceed 10 times the initial monthly fee;

2. All payments for health club services, other than the initiation fee, are collected as monthly fees on a monthly basis;

3. After an initial term of not more than 12 months, either party may cancel the health club contract upon not more than 30 days' notice; and

4. The monthly fee is never reduced below 80 percent of the monthly fee at the time the contract is initially executed.

1984, c. 738; 1990, cc. 392, 433; 1992, c. 117; 2014, c. 459.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.