Category Archives: Legislative Updates

CFC Supports SB 1275 (Leno, Steinberg) – The Homeowners Bill of Rights

SB 1275 enacts the Homeowner’s Bill of Rights. It requires that homeowners receive notice of their rights regarding their loans prior to foreclosure and remedies for those whose rights were violated under this act. Read More ›

CFC Supports SB 1212 (Leno) – Cell Phone Radiation Disclosures

SB 12122 would require retailers of cell phones to make the level of radiation emitted by a phone known to potential purchasers of that phone. Read More ›

CFC Supports AB 2578 (Jones) – Regulating Insurance Rates

Unlike auto insurers who are required to seek prior approval from the Department of Insurance before increasing auto insurance rates, HMOs and health insurers have no similar requirement…AB 2578 will give the state a powerful tool to control unabated rate increases from HMOs and health insurers. Read More ›

CFC Supports AB 2720 (Perez) – Food Access

AB 2720 would require the Dep. of Food and Agriculture provide recommendations to the Legislature to promote food justice. Read More ›

CFC Supports AB 2654 (Hill) – Solicitations

AB 2654 would protect consumers from deceptive solicitations from non-governmental agencies posing as government fee notification letters. Read More ›

CFC Supports AB 2289 (Eng) – Smog Check Program

AB 2289 would reduce pollution through the use of new technologies that provide considerable time and cost savings to consumers. Read More ›

CFC Supports SB 1264 (Leno) – Commercial Airline Passenger Rights

SB 1264 would provide protections for passengers who are forced to remain on a plane for more than two hours by requiring airlines to provide water, food, fresh air, and functioning restrooms. Read More ›

CFC Supports SB 885 (Corbett) – Gift Certificate Redemption

SB 885 would allow consumers to redeem the remaining value of their gift card if the cash value is up to $20. Read More ›

CFC Supports SB 1106 (Yee) – Labeling of Free Drug Samples

As the use of sample prescription drugs continues to rise, the need for consumers to have basic health and safety information on those drugs has never been greater. Read More ›

CFC Supports SB 1268 (Simitian) – Protects Privacy of Electronic Toll Users

Action on the part of the legislature is necessary to ensure consumer privacy is respected, and transit agencies employing electronic toll collection systems are held responsible for their use of subscriber information. For these reasons, we support SB 1268. Read More ›

CFC Supports AB 2502 – Assisting Homeowners in Avoiding Foreclosure

By keeping more homes off the market, AB 2502’s consumer protections will also help ensure the future stability of the economy. For these reasons, we strongly support AB 2502. Read More ›

CFC Supports SB 1237 (Padilla) – Monitoring of Overradiation

One-time instances of overradiation may be difficult to detect without proper documentation of the dosage administered, and for this reason and others, it is critical that SB 1237 becomes law.
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CFC Supports SB 1291 (Leno) – Review of Fire Retardant Chemicals

No other agency is currently responsible to monitor or review the human health impacts of halogenated fire retardants and it is therefore critical that the Department of Toxics and Substance Control include them in the Green Chemistry Initiative. Read More ›

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