SB 885 - An Act to Amend Section 1749.5 of the Civil Code, Relating to Gift Certificates.

Gift certificates: redemption. 2009-2010 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
Existing law provides that a gift certificate sold after January 1, 1997, is redeemable in cash or subject to replacement with a new gift certificate. Existing law also provides that a gift certificate with a cash value of less than $10 may be redeemed in cash, as defined, for its cash value. Existing law prohibits the sale of a gift certificate that contains a dormancy fee, subject to specified… More
Existing law provides that a gift certificate sold after January 1, 1997, is redeemable in cash or subject to replacement with a new gift certificate. Existing law also provides that a gift certificate with a cash value of less than $10 may be redeemed in cash, as defined, for its cash value. Existing law prohibits the sale of a gift certificate that contains a dormancy fee, subject to specified exceptions.

This bill would delete those exceptions and expressly prohibit the sale of a gift certificate that contains a dormancy fee. Hide
 
Status:
This bill was passed by both houses and vetoed by the Governor. It did not become law
Assembly Vote: On Passage

PASSED on August 23, 2010.

voted YES: 50 voted NO: 26
2 voted present/not voting

An Act to Amend Section 1749.5 of the Civil Code, Relating to Gift Certificates.

SB 885 — 2009-2010 Legislature

Summary
Existing law provides that a gift certificate sold after January 1, 1997, is redeemable in cash or subject to replacement with a new gift certificate. Existing law also provides that a gift certificate with a cash value of less than $10 may be redeemed in cash, as defined, for its cash value. Existing law prohibits the sale of a gift certificate that contains a dormancy fee, subject to specified exceptions.

This bill would delete those exceptions and expressly prohibit the sale of a gift certificate that contains a dormancy fee.
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Title
An Act to Amend Section 1749.5 of the Civil Code, Relating to Gift Certificates.
Author(s)
Ellen Corbett
Co-Authors
Subjects
  • Gift certificates: redemption
Major Actions
Introduced1/19/2010
Referred to Committee
Passed Senate Committee on Judiciary3/23/2010
Passed Senate6/03/2010
Passed Assembly Committee on Business, Professions and Consumer Protection6/29/2010
Passed Assembly8/23/2010
Passed Senate8/25/2010
Presented to the governor (enrolled)9/03/2010
Vetoed by Governor9/23/2010
Vetoed by Governor9/23/2010
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenate Committee on JudiciaryDo pass.3/23/2010This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Judiciary
3 voted YES 2 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateSenate 3rd Reading SB885 Corbett6/03/2010This bill PASSED the Senate
21 voted YES 12 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssembly Committee on Business, Professions and Consumer ProtectionDo pass as amended.6/29/2010This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Business, Professions and Consumer Protection
6 voted YES 4 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
currently selectedAssemblySB 885 Corbett Senate Third Reading By ENG8/23/2010This bill PASSED the Assembly
50 voted YES 26 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateUnfinished Business SB885 Corbett8/25/2010This bill PASSED the Senate
25 voted YES 8 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/19/2010
1/19/2010Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
1/20/2010From print. May be acted upon on or after February 19.
2/04/2010To Com. on JUD.
3/11/2010Set for hearing March 23.
select this voteVote3/23/2010Do pass.
3/23/2010From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 3. Noes 2. Page 3001.)
3/24/2010Read second time. To third reading.
4/05/2010Read third time. Amended. To second reading.
4/06/2010Read second time. To third reading.
5/28/2010Read third time. Amended. To second reading.
6/01/2010Read second time. To third reading.
6/03/2010Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 21. Noes 12. Page 3794.) To Assembly.
6/03/2010In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage6/03/2010Senate 3rd Reading SB885 Corbett
6/10/2010To Com. on B.,P. & C.P.
6/14/2010From committee with author's amendments. Read second time. Amended. Re-referred to Com. on B.,P. & C.P.
6/22/2010Set, first hearing. Further hearing to be set.
select this voteVote6/29/2010Do pass as amended.
6/30/2010From committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 6. Noes 4.) (Heard in committee on June 29.)
7/01/2010Read second time. Amended. To second reading.
8/02/2010Read second time. To third reading.
8/18/2010Read third time. Amended. (Page 6328.) To third reading.
8/19/2010Assembly Rule 69(d) suspended. (Ayes 51. Noes 28. Page 6352.)
8/23/2010Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 50. Noes 26. Page 6534.) To Senate.
currently selectedAssembly Vote on Passage8/23/2010SB 885 Corbett Senate Third Reading By ENG
8/24/2010In Senate. To unfinished business.
8/25/2010Senate concurs in Assembly amendments. (Ayes 25. Noes 8. Page 4907.) To enrollment.
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage8/25/2010Unfinished Business SB885 Corbett
9/03/2010Enrolled. To Governor at 11:45 a.m.
Vetoed9/23/2010Vetoed by Governor.
9/24/2010In Senate. To unfinished business. (Veto)
11/30/2010Died on file.

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