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AB-211 Unfair competition: enforcement.(2013-2014)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2013–2014 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 211


Introduced by Assembly Member Wilk

January 30, 2013


An act relating to business.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 211, as introduced, Wilk. Unfair competition: enforcement.
Existing law defines unfair competition as including any unlawful, unfair, or fraudulent business act or practice; any unfair, deceptive, untrue, or misleading advertising; and other specified conduct relating to representations made to the public. Under existing law, an action for relief from an act of unfair competition may be brought by a person acting for the interests of itself, its members, or the general public.
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would protect businesses from frivolous lawsuits.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would protect businesses from frivolous lawsuits.