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California’s Deceptive Pricing Statute Ad Law Defense

3 hours ago Deceptive pricing laws can be confusing. And California’ deceptive pricing law can be very confusing. Just ask the Los Angeles City Attorney after the recent decision by the California Court of Appeals in The People v. Superior Court of the County of Los Angeles, B292416 (Opinion filed 4/16/19).

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Penal Code 396: Price Gouging Laws in California

Just Now Penalties. A violation under PC 396 is a misdemeanor offense in California. If convicted, you could face up to one year in County Jail for this offense. You would have to serve at least 50% of your jail sentence in custody. You would also face hefty fines and fees up to $10,000, a payback of the extra money accrued, as well as a possible pan if

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STATUTES AND REGULATIONS RELATING TO THE California

1 hours ago of law contained within any of the respective codes. To access a complete and current listing of the California Codes, please visit the following websites: Reference sources: California Statutes California Code of Regulations While every effort has been made to ensure that the book is current and accurate,

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California Landlord Tenant Laws [2021]: Renter's Rights & …

Just Now The law does not specify how this notice is to be delivered, but writing is the most common. California landlords do not need permission to enter for emergencies that threaten the health and safety of the tenant. Small Claims Court in California. California small claims court will hear rent-related cases amount up to $10,000.

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THE NEW CALIFORNIA RULES ON RAFFLES

2 hours ago The bad news was that the definition of “lottery” includes a raffle or drawing of any sort in which there are (a) a prize, cash or non-cash, (b) an element of chance, and (c) a required payment to purchase a chance. That covered it; our fund raiser would be illegal. We discussed whether we could avoid having a

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Donnelly: Top 10 Stupid New California Laws in 2019

8 hours ago Assemblyman Tim Donnelly. 2 Jan 2019 0. With Democrats firmly in control in California it is a much easier task to find ten really, really bad laws in our modern-day version of Sodom and Gomorrah than it was for Lot to find ten moderately good men in …

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California Law When the Sticker Price Doesn't Match the

6 hours ago Re: California Law When the Sticker Price Doesn't Match the Scanner's Price. Are you looking for this statute: Quoting California B&P Code, 12024.2. (a) It is unlawful for any person, at the time of sale of a commodity, to do any of the following: (1) Charge an amount greater than the price, or to compute an amount greater than a true extension

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Why low priced attorneys in California are a bad idea

2 hours ago Why low priced attorneys in California are a bad idea is the topic of this blog post. The hazards of hiring a budget or low priced attorney in California are the topic of this blog post. This blog post is the third in a four part series and …

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Is a CA store compelled to honor the price shown

2 hours ago Common law generally treats price tags as "invitations to treat", but California's Business and Professional Code 12024.2 (effective since 2005) has this language: (a) It is unlawful for any person, at the time of sale of a commodity, to do any of the following: (1) Charge an amount greater than the price, or to compute an

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The 10 Most Controversial Laws That California Governor

5 hours ago The 10 Most Controversial Laws That California Governor Jerry Brown Just Signed or Vetoed. More bad news for minors, Sweet James has my permission to help provide a free police report.

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27 Strange Laws in California

1 hours ago Some of our favorite weird California laws include the following. Strange Laws in All of California. 1. It is illegal for autonomous vehicles to drive over 60 miles per hour. 2. It is illegal for women to drive vehicles while wearing a housecoat. Odd Laws in the San Diego Area

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What Are Your Rights as a Consumer in California? Law

6 hours ago California Financing Law, California Finance Code 22303, 22304. For amounts of $2,500 to $9,999, lenders may not charge more than 36% per year. 18. AB 539. For amounts $10,000 and above, there is no limit. California has “usury laws” which generally prohibit charging interest on a loan at higher than 10% per year.

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California’s new laws: The good, the bad and the ugly

6 hours ago By Kevin Kiley After nine months, 1,016 new laws and 201 gubernatorial vetoes, this year’s legislative session has arrived at its formal conclusion. Among the flurry of lawmaking, covering topics from cyber security to clean energy, three themes …

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Pricing Laws In California ExpertLaw

5 hours ago Pricing Laws In California My co-worker and I were having a discussion about an issue he had at a retail store last weekend. He noticed a product on a shelf that he knows usually cost's $19.99, and the price/skew on the shelf displayed $4.99.

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Are ResalePriceMaintenance Agreements Per Se Illegal

3 hours ago In 1978, the California Supreme Court issued a decision called Mailand v. Burckle, which held that vertical price fixing is a per se violation of the Cartwright Act. This was consistent with federal antitrust law at the time, as the law before Leegin was that vertical price fixing was a per se violation under the Sherman Act.

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What Every California Commercial Lawyer Should Know About

6 hours ago 5. Until 1997, vertical maximum price fixing was per se illegal under the Sherman Act. Albrecht v. Herald Co., 390 U.S. 145 (1968) overruled by State Oil Co. v. Khan, 522 U.S. 3 (1997). Under California state antitrust law, vertical maximum price

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11 Of The Oddest Laws in California Strange Laws in

3 hours ago California often gets a bad rap for having too many regulations. For the most part, though, these laws make life easier and safer for everyone. However, I’ve found that there are laws on the books that are either amazingly specific or things that should be common sense. I wonder why some of these things even became laws in the first place.

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Understanding California’s Price Gouging Laws: The Do’s

3 hours ago The price gouging laws in California are limited to a few key areas. Originally, Section 396 only covered consumer goods and services and repair and reconstruction services. However, due to natural disasters in 2004, increases in hotel and motel room rates were also restricted by Section 396.

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Consumer Action California Car Buyer’s Bill of Rights

5 hours ago Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety-CARS (www.carconsumers.org) is the leading consumer watchdog group working to improve California car buyers’ rights.Write to CARS at 1303 J Street, Suite 270, Sacramento, CA 95814. For frequently asked questions and answers about the new law, visit CARS’ website.

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What Retailers Need to Know About California’s Price

4 hours ago Enacted in 1994 following the Northridge earthquake, the law responded to localized reports of price surges in commodities like eggs, batteries, and plywood in …

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California Consumer Protection Laws: The Ultimate Guide

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1. Federal regulations that took effect in 2010 protect consumers from excessive overdraft fees. Despite those regulations, a 2014 Pew study showed that many consumers are still be subjected to overdraft fees that they did not agree to pay. Federal and California laws also protect consumers from financial fraud. Considering all of those laws and regulations together, California consumers are protected from: 1. Being enrolled in a bank’s “overdraft protection program” and exposed to the overdraft fees it charges unless the bank customer expressly agreed to join the program 2. Manipulation of deposits and withdrawals to generate overdraft fees 3. Charging excessive fees for late credit card payments 4. Charging an “inactivity fee” when customers do not use their credit cards 5. Increasing interest rates (other than for late payments) during the first year after a credit card account is opened 6. Applying interest rate increases (other than for late payments) to existing balances 7. Alloc...

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Consumer Laws: California Consumer Rights

5 hours ago The core antitrust laws are federal – the Sherman Act and the Clayton Act. California's complementary laws are found in the Cartwright Act, Business and Professions Code Section 16720 and following sections. These laws bar agreements among competitors that would fix prices or allocate customers or markets.

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75 Reasons Why California Sucks 2021 The Hidden Dominion

3 hours ago 21. Since 2007, the number of children living in poverty in the state of California has been steadily increasing. 22. Sadly, an astounding 58.6 percent of all students attending California public schools now qualify for free or reduced-price school lunches. To qualify, the family income must fall below 185% of the poverty line.

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Many New California Laws

1 hours ago The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Many New California Laws Taking Effect in 2020 Don’t get caught flatfooted on employment rules, gun control, or medical exemptions The new year is almost here, and in addition to a presidential election year, 2020 is ringing in a bevy of new laws – some good, some bad, and some ugly.

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13 Cheapest Law Schools in California: Tuition, Rankings

9 hours ago A law school is a very important part in your quest to become a lawyer. Click here to see this article on the cheapest law schools in California & more

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False Advertising – Consumer Consumer & Business

4 hours ago Now through Saturday only $1.99: If the regular price is $1.99, then this advertisement while true is misleading and against the law. Going out of business sale: If a company says they are going out of business, liquidating, or quitting, they must intend to go out of business.

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California's Low Cost Auto Insurance Program

3 hours ago California's Low Cost Automobile Program (CLCA) was established by the Legislature in 1999 and exists pursuant to California Insurance Code Section 11629.7 as a program designed to provide income eligible persons with liability insurance protection at affordable rates as a way to meet California's financial responsibility laws.

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These 5 Dumb Laws in California will Make You Pull Your

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Consumer Rights and Remedies Stimmel Law

7 hours ago Consumer Protection in California for Data Use and Data Theft (Senate Bill 1386)

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California ServSafe

3 hours ago The law allows a licensee to offer a food and drink combination for a special price as long as the drink is not free on complimentary. The price paid for a meal alone must be less the price for a meal and an alcoholic Disclaimer: This document is not intended to provide legal advice.

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The Top 5 Nutty New California Laws California Political

3 hours ago The Top 5 Nutty New California Laws. California has terrible elections laws. So, San Fran Nan introduces H.R. 1, to incorporate many of our election laws in Federal law and mandate the 49 other States have corrupt election laws as well. What happens in Sacramento does not stay in Sacramento—Democrats push it nationwide.

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20 Strange Laws In The Golden State CoverHound

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1. It is illegal for persons to hunt game from a moving vehicle, unless the game they are hunting is a whale.
2. It is illegal for a woman to drive a vehicle in a house coat.
3. Vehicles cannot surpass speeds of 60 m.p.h. if there is no driver.
4. In Downey, California, it is illegal to wash your car in the street.
5. In Los Angeles, California, it is illegal to wash your neighbor’s car without their permission.
6. In Long Beach, California, automobiles are the only items allowed to be stowed in the garage.
7. In Alhambra, California, motorists cannot park their vehicles on the street overnight unless they have a special permit.
8. In Walnut, California, it is illegal to put rock or sand on your driveway.
9. In Fresno, California, park visitors cannot “annoy” lizards they encounter at the city park.
10. “Sunshine is guaranteed to the masses.”

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How California's State Laws Compare to Others Neale & Fhima

4 hours ago Some of the laws that California was found to lack, despite its high rating in the survey, were: Minimum age of 16 for learner’s permit. Nighttime and passenger restrictions and age 18 for unrestricted driver’s license for teen drivers. Cell phone restriction for new drivers. The states that earned the poorest highway safety rating for laws

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Laws in California for help with medical debt and bills

6 hours ago Get help with medical debt and bills in California. The state of California has a law known as the California Health and Safety Code, that protects patients by addressing hospital billing issues as well as ensuring fair pricing policies are in place.The law also addresses debt collection practices that could be conducted by hospitals or health care providers.

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Overview of LandlordTenant Laws in California Nolo

5 hours ago Statewide Rent Control in California. California's Tenant Protection Act of 2019 (the Act) implemented statewide rent and eviction control laws that affect most residential tenancies in the state. The Act caps rent increases statewide for qualifying units at 5% plus inflation, or 10% of the lowest gross rental rate charged at any time during the 12 months prior to the increase …

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California Law on Price Gouging During Disasters Nolo

8 hours ago A violation of California Penal Code § 396 is a misdemeanor (punishable by a fine of up to $10,000, up to a year in jail, or both). California's Attorney General and local district attorneys enforce the statute. Although an emergency declaration may cover a specific geographic area, the price gouging law applies anywhere in California where

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10 California Pet Laws You Should Know SFVBA Referral

6 hours ago In the state of California, strict laws govern pet ownership. Here are 10 California pet laws you need to know. 1. California Pet Stores May Only Sell Rescues. At the end of 2018, California officially tightened up lax laws around what pet stores can and cannot sell.

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Cheap Car Insurance in California (October 2021) NerdWallet

2 hours ago Drivers in California who want just the minimum coverage may want to check prices from these companies, which had the lowest

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The Top 5 Nutty New California Laws Daily Signal

5 hours ago Law News. The Top 5 Nutty New California Laws. stock prices dropped, and women were no more likely to get jobs lower in the corporate hierarchy. House Democrats have advocated similar laws

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Antitrust Alert: California Challenges Minimum Resale

4 hours ago The California AG claimed that DermaQuest, Inc., a seller of beauty-care products, had entered into per se illegal vertical price fixing agreements with its distributors, in violation of California's antitrust law, the Cartwright Act, codified in Section 16720 of California's Business and Professions Code, and California's Unfair Competition

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New California Laws 2018 capradio.org

5 hours ago Every year hundreds of new California laws take effect Jan. 1. Many of them won't have much effect on your daily life. Here's a closer look at some that might in 2018.

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The Strange Laws of California Absolute Bail Bonds

5 hours ago Here are a few of the strange laws that can be found in the state of California. Women may not drive while wearing a house coat. Perhaps they were deemed too indecent at the time. Animals are banned from matting publicly within 1,500 feet of a school, tavern, or place of worship. Hopefully someone remembered to tell the animals about this law.

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New California laws: Gas prices, chatbots, gun safety

8 hours ago SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Many new laws are taking effect in California on July 1, 2019. They affect gas prices, put chatbots on notice, regulate police body cameras and restrict ammunition sales.

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California Gun Laws Your Top 12 Questions Answered

6 hours ago 4 New California Gun Laws in 2020. California’s gun laws give most adults, age 21 and older, the right to buy, own, and possess a gun. Several state laws, though, limit this right and prohibit certain Californians from acquiring or possessing a firearm. Examples include convicted felons and narcotic addicts.

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Here Are Seven Weird Laws In Southern California

Just Now 4. Safety first! Dawn/Flickr. No vehicle may exceed 60 MPH if there is no driver in the car. Yes, you read that correctly. 5. Keep your bike out of the water: Derek K. Miller (1969-2011)/Flickr. It's illegal to for anyone in Southern California to …

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Cheapest Law Schools In California – CollegeLearners.com

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1. Brigham Young University (Clark) Annual tuition: $12,310 (for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Average law school debt at graduation: $58,113.
2. Georgia State University (GSU) Annual tuition: $16,858 (in state) Average law school debt at graduation: $64,384. Average starting salary: $83,427. Georgia State University College of Law’s tuition for in-state students beats the average by more than $19,000 per year, making it easier to limit student debt.
3. Rutgers, the state university of New Jersey. Annual tuition: $27,269 (in state) Average law school debt at graduation: $56,173. Average starting salary: $64,604.
4. University of Iowa. Annual tuition: $24,930 (in state) Average law school debt at graduation: $74,128. Average starting salary: $74,903. University of Iowa College of Law’s average debt level is the eighth-lowest, coming in at about $37,600 less than the average in this study.
5. University of Houston. Annual tuition: $30,401 (in state) Average law school debt at graduation: $97,246. Average starting salary: $102,153. Large starting salaries over six figures help University of Houston Law Center grads repay their student loans.
6. University of Texas at Austin. Annual tuition: $33,995 (in state) Average law school debt at graduation: $103,417. Average starting salary: $105,647. Next up is another Texas law school.
7. University of Arizona (Rogers) Annual tuition: $25,525 (in state) Average law school debt at graduation: $84,601. Average starting salary: $76,664. The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law has the lowest rate of student debt of any law school in the top 20.
8. University of Nebraska — Lincoln. Annual tuition: $15,036 (in state) Average law school debt at graduation: $62,888. Average starting salary: $58,614. In-state residents will benefit the most from Nebraska College of Law’slow tuition.
9. University of Wisconsin — Madison (UW-Madison) Annual tuition: $21,450 (in state) Average law school debt at graduation: $77,555. Average starting salary: $72,089.
10. University of North Carolina — Chapel Hill. Annual tuition: $23,551 (in state) Average law school debt at graduation: $95,365. Average starting salary: $88,781.

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There are So Many Stupid Laws In California KPRC AM 950

Just Now Recently, I ran across a little tidbit about some of the laws that were being passed in the California State Assembly, and being signed into law by now-retiring Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown. Most of these laws are dumb, but some are absolutely moronic. Case in point—It’s now illegal to shower and do laundry on the same day.

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Top 10 Stupidest New Laws in California for 2017

4 hours ago This law bars law enforcement from arresting sex workers who are under the age of 18 for soliciting or engaging in prostitution, or loitering with intent to do so. So teenage girls (and boys) in California will soon be free to have sex in exchange for money without fear of arrest or prosecution. Now that is nuts.

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Are there any strange laws in the state of California?

Strange Laws in All of California 1 It is illegal for autonomous vehicles to drive over 60 miles per hour. 2 It is illegal for women to drive vehicles while wearing a housecoat. ... 3 Homeowners who have Christmas lights on their houses past February 2 may be subject to a fine of up to $250.

What kind of laws are there in California?

The state of California has a law known as the California Health and Safety Code, that protects patients by addressing hospital billing as well as ensuring fair pricing policies are in place. The law also addresses debt collection practices that could be conducted by hospitals or health care providers.

What's the law on hotel rates in California?

With some exceptions, hotel and motel room rates can't exceed 10% above the regular rates advertised immediately before the declaration of emergency. Rates on hotels and motels are similarly restricted by California Business and Professions Code § 17568.5.

Is there a low cost auto insurance program in California?

The California Low Cost Automobile Insurance Program is brought to you by the California Department of Insurance and is administered by the California Automobile Assigned Risk Plan (CAARP).

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