Over 750 new laws effective TOMORROW

January 1, 2012 in this state of
confusion, California, we’ll need to
bone up on the New Year’s new laws.

The following is a short list of some of the more interesting of the more than 750 new California laws set to go off the first of the New Year. Some, but few, will become effective July 1, 2012. Watch for effective dates. Each has a link to the provider of the information.


California Drivers To Face New Laws In 2012
As we count down to the new year, California motorists should be aware of some of the new laws going into effect Jan. 1, 2012. These new traffic laws were passed by the Legislature and signed by the governor earlier this year, and the California
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California law turns up heat on labor conditions
Chicago Tribune
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A new California law will force retailers and manufacturers to disclose from 2012 how they guard against slavery and human trafficking throughout their supply chains, ratcheting up scrutiny over some of the largest US
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Department of Industrial Relations Highlights New Laws Slated to Take Effect
PR Newswire (press release)
1, 2012. The new laws are designed to provide protections for employees and detail requirements for new hires. Other new laws allow for employer savings in their workers’ compensation costs. Starting on Jan. 1, 2012, California employers must provide
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New state laws taking effect Jan. 1
Ridgecrest Daily Independent
By John V. Ciani When Californians welcome in the New Year, new education and child-safety laws go into effect in 2012. Assembly Bill 130 enacts the California Dream Act of 2011. Under the new law, effective Jan. 1, 2012, undocumented students
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New California Laws Affect the Workplace in 2012
Apparel News
California companies will be kept on their toes in 2012 trying to keep up with the flurry of new laws and regulations that go into effect on Jan. 1. In 2011, state legislators were extra busy, passing a slew of new rules that affect California
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Boosters or Busted in 2012: California’s new law for child safety restraints
Southwest Riverside News Network
According to California Highway Patrol Public Information Officer Mario Lopez, the new law requires strict fines to be levied for all drivers with un-properly restrained passengers. Fines can start at $400 and add a point against your license,
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10 Quirky New Laws of 2012
Growing “industrial hemp,” registering to vote online and banning the sale of shark fins completes this list of 10 interesting new laws. By Patch Staff A new year brings 750-plus new laws for Californians. Here’s our pick of 10 interesting laws that go
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Voter ID Laws Lead Flurry of New Statutes
Wall Street Journal
Another law in California will let undocumented immigrants apply for privately funded financial aid to attend state colleges starting this year—a new benefit after a federal measure to assist undocumented students failed last year.
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8 new traffic laws go into effect New Year’s Day
SACRAMENTO, CA – As Californians ring in the New Year Sunday, several new traffic laws will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2012. The laws were passed by the state Legislature and then signed by Gov. Brown earlier this year, California Highway Patrol
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One Response to Over 750 new laws effective TOMORROW

  1. DonHonda says:

    AB 131, CA DREAM Act, You can now download a recall petition onto 8.5 x 14″ legal paper, in color and on both sides only, at:

    http://www.StopAB131.com Do it now!

    Deadline is January 5, 2012.

    Ed Note: You can view the government text of the bill at: