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SB-1428 Contracts: automatic renewal provisions.(2015-2016)



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SECTION 1.

 Section 1702 is added to the Civil Code, to read:

1702.
 A business that makes an automatic renewal or continuous service offer that is subject to Article 9 (commencing with Section 17600) of Chapter 1 of Part 3 of Division 7 of the Business and Professions Code shall provide a consumer with an email address or option on the business’ Internet Web site for the consumer to communicate his or her decision to not renew the subscription or purchasing agreement. Within 24 hours of receipt of a consumer’s communication to not renew the subscription or purchasing agreement, the business shall notify the consumer of receipt of the consumer’s communication. The business shall honor the consumer’s decision to not renew. The definitions of “automatic renewal,” “consumer,” and “continuous service” provided in Section 17601 of the Business and Professions Code shall apply to this section.