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AB 1534 ( Wieckowski )

Vehicles: dealers: used vehicle sales: labeling requirements.

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Status:
Chaptered Sept. 29, 2012
Chaptered  
Location:
Secretary of State
Scheduled hearings:
None
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Location: Governor Governor
Sept. 29, 2012
Approved by the Governor.
 Version: Chaptered
Sept. 13, 2012
Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3:30 p.m.
Sept. 11, 2012
 Version: Enrolled
Aug. 30, 2012
 Vote: Assembly Floor
Ayes: 48
Noes: 28
Abstain: 4
Aug. 30, 2012
Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 48. Noes 28. Page 6684.).
Aug. 29, 2012
 Vote: Senate Floor
Ayes: 23
Noes: 10
Abstain: 7
Aug. 29, 2012
Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 23. Noes 10. Page 4933.).
Aug. 27, 2012
Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
Aug. 24, 2012
Read third time and amended. Ordered to second reading.
 Version: Amended Senate
Aug. 23, 2012
Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
Aug. 22, 2012
Read third time and amended. Ordered to second reading.
 Version: Amended Senate
Aug. 20, 2012
Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
Aug. 16, 2012
From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (August 16).
 Vote: Sen Appropriations
Ayes: 5
Noes: 2
Abstain: 0
Aug. 6, 2012
In committee: Referred to APPR. suspense file.
 Vote: Sen Appropriations
Ayes: 7
Noes: 0
Abstain: 0
Aug. 5, 2012
July 5, 2012
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 3. Noes 2.) (July 3). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
July 3, 2012
 Vote: Sen Judiciary
Ayes: 3
Noes: 2
Abstain: 0
July 2, 2012
June 25, 2012
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on JUD.
 Version: Amended Senate
June 13, 2012
Re-referred to Com. on JUD.
June 7, 2012
Referred to Coms. on B. & F.I. and JUD.
May 29, 2012
 Vote: Assembly Floor
Ayes: 42
Noes: 32
Abstain: 6
May 29, 2012
Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 42. Noes 32. Page 5073.)
May 26, 2012
May 25, 2012
Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
 Vote: Asm Appropriations
Ayes: 12
Noes: 5
Abstain: 0
May 24, 2012
May 22, 2012
Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
May 21, 2012
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. Read second time and amended.
 Version: Amended Assembly
May 16, 2012
In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.
May 15, 2012
May 9, 2012
In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.
May 8, 2012
April 24, 2012
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 3.) (April 24). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
 Vote: Asm Judiciary
Ayes: 6
Noes: 3
Abstain: 1
April 23, 2012
April 10, 2012
In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.
March 15, 2012
Re-referred to Com. on JUD.
March 14, 2012
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on JUD. Read second time and amended.
 Version: Amended Assembly
Feb. 9, 2012
Referred to Com. on JUD.
Jan. 25, 2012
From printer. May be heard in committee February 24.
Jan. 24, 2012
Read first time. To print.
 Version: Introduced
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Brown signs two bills regulating Buy Here Pay Here used-car lots
Los Angeles Times - Editorial, Sept. 30, 2012
... day for consumers in California," he said Saturday. Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), whose AB 1534 mandates that dealers post a fair-market valuation on the cars they sell, said the measure will "help level the playing field" for consumers. Even Billy Dohring, chief lobby ...

Brown signs two bills regulating Buy Here Pay Here used-car lots
Los Angeles Times, Sept. 30, 2012
... day for consumers in California," he said Saturday. Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), whose AB 1534 mandates that dealers post a fair-market valuation on the cars they sell, said the measure will "help level the playing field" for consumers. Even Billy Dohring, chief lobby ...

Brown signs two bills regulating Buy Here Pay Here used-car lots
Los Angeles Times - California, Sept. 29, 2012
... nt day for consumers in California," he said Saturday.Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), whose AB 1534 mandates that dealers post a fair-market valuation on the cars they sell, said the measure will "help level the playing field" for consumers.Even Billy Dohring, chief lobbyis ...

Jerry Brown signs restrictions on Buy Here Pay Here used-car lots*
Los Angeles Times - California Politics, Sept. 29, 2012
... ehicles, addressing concerns that many now sell for up to four times their book value. That bill is AB 1534. But Brown vetoed SB 956, which would have limited interest rates to 17% plus the federal funds rate, and provide buyers with a 15-day grace period before repossessing cars ...

Bill passes to keep mentally ill sex predators off streets
San Jose Mercury News, Aug. 30, 2012
... came to the United States before they turned 16. Passed by Senate on Wednesday; headed for Assembly.AB 1534, by Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski, D-Fremont: Would require "Buy Here, Pay Here" used-car lots, which sell cheap high-mileage cars to people with poor credit, to post a vehicle' ...

Bills targeting Buy Here Pay Here car dealers win broad support
Los Angeles Times - Business, Aug. 29, 2012
... er the due date of a payment before repossessing vehicles from delinquent borrowers. A third bill, AB 1534 by Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), remained on the Senate floor at the close of Tuesday's session and still must return to the Assembly before going to the governor. ...

2 bills on 'Buy Here Pay Here' car dealers advance in Legislature
Los Angeles Times - Business, Aug. 16, 2012
... linquent borrowers. Earlier versions of the bill stipulated 10 days.The bill written by Wieckowski, AB 1534, would require dealers to post fair-market valuations on every car. The mandate is a response to the high mark-ups that some Buy Here Pay Here dealers put on cars that often ...

Buy Here Pay Here used-car bills advance in Legislature
Los Angeles Times - Business, July 5, 2012
... t that they cannot get a conventional bank loan to purchase a car. The bill written by Wieckowski, AB 1534, would require that Buy Here Pay Here dealers post fair-market valuations on every car they sell. Feuer's bill, AB 1447, requires dealers to provide 30-day limited warranties ...

NEW: Democrats pluck low-hanging car dealers
CalWatchdog, June 29, 2012
... n person every time a payment is due. Also approved on May 29, but by a narrower 42-32 margin, was AB 1534 by Bob Wieckowski, D-Fremont. It requires buy-here, pay-here dealers to place a sticker on every vehicle listing its reasonable market value. That is defined as the average r ...



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