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    September 27, 2019

    A California Chamber of Commerce-sponsored bill to help protect businesses from predatory lawsuits has been signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom.

    AB 1607 (Boerner Horvath; D-Encinitas; Chapter 293) requires that businesses receiving or renewing their licenses get written notice of the Gender Tax Repeal Act, which precludes businesses from charging different prices for services based on gender.

    The act also requires certain businesses—tailors, barbers, hair salons, dry cleaners—to post a notice of pricing for standard services provided.

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