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Requires auto dealers to repair manufacturer-recalled safety defects on used vehicles before sale or lease to consumer. Prohibits dealers from using certain high-pressure tactics, or cancelling or changing vehicle sale or lease contracts at additional buyer expense, after delivery of vehicle. Requires minimum 30-day, 1,000 mile warranty on used vehicles. Limits financial incentives to dealers for arranging vehicle financing. Requires criminal background checks on dealer employees with access to customers' personal information. Imposes liability on dealers for identity theft at dealership. Eliminates New Motor Vehicle Board administrative review of consumer protection violations. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local government: Unknown but potentially significant net effect on state and local government revenues resulting from changes affecting the sale and financing of vehicles.
Rosemary Shahan c/o James C. Harrison and Margaret R. Prinzing (510) 346-6200
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Used Vehicles. Buyer Protection. Initiative Statute. California Initiative 1620 (2013).