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AB 621 - An Act to Amend, Repeal, and Add Section 1936 of the Civil Code, Relating to Vehicle Rental Agreements.

Vehicle rental agreements. 2011-2012 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
Existing law governs contracts between vehicle rental companies and their customers. Existing law regulates an automobile renter’s liability for loss due to theft, a rental company’s loss of use, or damage or loss to a rental vehicle, a renter’s credit card liability, the submission of insurance claims, damage waivers and damage waiver fees, and the notice to a renter regarding financial… More
Existing law governs contracts between vehicle rental companies and their customers. Existing law regulates an automobile renter’s liability for loss due to theft, a rental company’s loss of use, or damage or loss to a rental vehicle, a renter’s credit card liability, the submission of insurance claims, damage waivers and damage waiver fees, and the notice to a renter regarding financial responsibility and optional damage waivers.

This bill would, until January 1, 2015, require a rental company or its registered agent to accept service of a summons and complaint and any other required documents against a renter who resides out of this country for an accident or collision resulting from the operation of the rental vehicle in this state, if the rental company provides liability insurance coverage as part of, or associated with, the rental agreement. The bill would require that any plaintiff who elects to serve the foreign renter by delivering the summons and complaint and any other required documents to the rental company pursuant to these provisions agree to limit his or her recovery against the renter and rental company to the limits of the protection of the liability insurance. Hide
 
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The bill has become law (chaptered). 
Assembly Vote: On Passage

PASSED on September 2, 2011.

voted YES: 64 voted NO: 13
3 voted present/not voting

An Act to Amend, Repeal, and Add Section 1936 of the Civil Code, Relating to Vehicle Rental Agreements.

AB 621 — 2011-2012 Legislature

Summary
Existing law governs contracts between vehicle rental companies and their customers. Existing law regulates an automobile renter’s liability for loss due to theft, a rental company’s loss of use, or damage or loss to a rental vehicle, a renter’s credit card liability, the submission of insurance claims, damage waivers and damage waiver fees, and the notice to a renter regarding financial responsibility and optional damage waivers.

This bill would, until January 1, 2015, require a rental company or its registered agent to accept service of a summons and complaint and any other required documents against a renter who resides out of this country for an accident or collision resulting from the operation of the rental vehicle in this state, if the rental company provides liability insurance coverage as part of, or associated with, the rental agreement. The bill would require that any plaintiff who elects to serve the foreign renter by delivering the summons and complaint and any other required documents to the rental company pursuant to these provisions agree to limit his or her recovery against the renter and rental company to the limits of the protection of the… More
Existing law governs contracts between vehicle rental companies and their customers. Existing law regulates an automobile renter’s liability for loss due to theft, a rental company’s loss of use, or damage or loss to a rental vehicle, a renter’s credit card liability, the submission of insurance claims, damage waivers and damage waiver fees, and the notice to a renter regarding financial responsibility and optional damage waivers.

This bill would, until January 1, 2015, require a rental company or its registered agent to accept service of a summons and complaint and any other required documents against a renter who resides out of this country for an accident or collision resulting from the operation of the rental vehicle in this state, if the rental company provides liability insurance coverage as part of, or associated with, the rental agreement. The bill would require that any plaintiff who elects to serve the foreign renter by delivering the summons and complaint and any other required documents to the rental company pursuant to these provisions agree to limit his or her recovery against the renter and rental company to the limits of the protection of the liability insurance. Hide
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Title
An Act to Amend, Repeal, and Add Section 1936 of the Civil Code, Relating to Vehicle Rental Agreements.
Author(s)
Charles Calderon
Co-Authors
    Subjects
    • Vehicle rental agreements
    Major Actions
    Introduced2/16/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Passed Assembly Committee on Judiciary4/05/2011
    Passed Assembly4/07/2011
    Passed Senate Committee on Judiciary7/05/2011
    Passed Senate8/30/2011
    Passed Assembly9/02/2011
    Passed Senate9/09/2011
    Passed Assembly9/09/2011
    Presented to the governor (enrolled)9/23/2011
    Became law (chaptered).10/07/2011
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteAssembly Committee on JudiciaryDo pass.4/05/2011This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Judiciary
    7 voted YES 3 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssemblyAB 621 CALDERON Assembly Third Reading4/07/2011This bill PASSED the Assembly
    47 voted YES 25 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on JudiciaryDo pass as amended.7/05/2011This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Judiciary
    5 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateAssembly 3rd Reading AB621 Charles Calderon By Calderon8/30/2011This bill PASSED the Senate
    37 voted YES 0 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedAssemblyAB 621 CALDERON Concurrence in Senate Amendments9/02/2011This bill PASSED the Assembly
    64 voted YES 13 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateAssembly 2nd Reading AB621 Charles Calderon By DeSaulnier9/09/2011This bill PASSED the Senate
    40 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssemblyAB 621 Charles Calderon Concurrence in Senate Amendments By CALDERON9/09/2011This bill PASSED the Assembly
    66 voted YES 13 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/16/2011
    2/16/2011Read first time. To print.
    2/17/2011From printer. May be heard in committee March 19.
    3/03/2011Referred to Com. on JUD.
    select this voteVote4/05/2011Do pass.
    4/05/2011From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 7. Noes 3.) (April 5).
    4/06/2011Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
    4/07/2011Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 47. Noes 25. Page 877.)
    4/07/2011In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
    select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage4/07/2011AB 621 CALDERON Assembly Third Reading
    4/25/2011Referred to Com. on JUD.
    6/02/2011In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
    6/20/2011From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on JUD.
    6/27/2011In committee: Set, second hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
    select this voteVote7/05/2011Do pass as amended.
    7/11/2011From committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 5. Noes 0.) (July 5).
    7/12/2011Read second time and amended. Ordered to third reading.
    8/30/2011Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 37. Noes 0. Page 2170.).
    select this voteSenate Vote on Passage8/30/2011Assembly 3rd Reading AB621 Charles Calderon By Calderon
    8/31/2011In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May be considered on or after September 2 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.
    9/02/2011Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 64. Noes 13. Page 2855.).
    currently selectedAssembly Vote on Passage9/02/2011AB 621 CALDERON Concurrence in Senate Amendments
    9/08/2011In Senate. Held at Desk. Action rescinded whereby the bill was read third time, passed, and to Assembly. Ordered to third reading. Pursuant to Joint Rule 33.1, Joint Rule 61(a)(13) suspended. (Page 2399.) Read third time and amended. Ordered to second reading.
    9/08/2011Action rescinded whereby the Assembly concurred in Senate amendments and whereby the bill was ordered to enrollment. Ordered returned to Senate. Withdrawn from Engrossing and Enrolling.
    9/09/2011Read second time. Ordered to third reading. Senate Rule 29.3 suspended. (Page 2446.) Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 40. Noes 0. Page 2447.).
    9/09/2011In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 66. Noes 13. Page 3204.).
    select this voteSenate Vote on Passage9/09/2011Assembly 2nd Reading AB621 Charles Calderon By DeSaulnier
    select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage9/09/2011AB 621 Charles Calderon Concurrence in Senate Amendments By CALDERON
    9/23/2011Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3:30 p.m.
    10/07/2011Approved by the Governor.
    10/07/2011Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 531, Statutes of 2011.

    Total contributions given to Assemblymembers from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    8.1 times as much
    $1,301,141
    $1,301,141
    $26,800
    $62,400
    $72,092
    $161,292
    1 Organization Supported and 5 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    An Act to Amend, Repeal, and Add Section 1936 of the Civil Code, Relating to Vehicle Rental Agreements.: AB 621 CALDERON Concurrence in Senate Amendments

    1 organization supported this bill

    Consumer Attorneys of California
    Assembly Committee on Judiciary (2011, April 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 13, 2011, from Leg. Info.

    5 organizations opposed this bill

    Avis Budget Group
    Assembly Committee on Judiciary & (2011, April 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 13, 2011, from Leg. Info.
    California Chamber of Commerce
    Assembly Committee on Judiciary (2011, April 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 13, 2011, from .
    Civil Justice Association of California
    Assembly Committee on Judiciary (2011, April 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 13, 2011, from Leg. Info.
    Enterprise Holdings
    Assembly Committee on Judiciary (2011, April 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 13, 2011, from Leg. Info.
    Hertz
    Assembly Committee on Judiciary (2011, April 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 13, 2011, from Leg. Info.

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    Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Assemblymembers in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2011 – December 31, 2012.
    Contributions data source: FollowTheMoney.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Mariko YamadaDCA-8$8,220$0
    Das WilliamsDCA-35$11,200$1,000
    Bob WieckowskiDCA-20$81,050$0
    Don WagnerRCA-70$6,875$11,300
    David ValadaoRCA-30$0$0
    Norma TorresDCA-61$10,548$1,500
    Sandre SwansonDCA-16$0$0
    Jose SolorioDCA-69$0$0
    Cameron SmythRCA-38$0$0
    Nancy SkinnerDCA-14$18,500$0
    Jim SilvaRCA-67$0$0
    Anthony PortantinoDCA-44$0$0
    Manuel PerezDCA-80$8,400$3,800
    John PerezDCA-46$168,400$0
    Henry PereaDCA-31$10,500$5,000
    Richard PanDCA-5$6,800$3,182
    Kristin OlsenRCA-25$14,125$4,900
    Chris NorbyRCA-72$11,325$1,500
    Jim NielsenRCA-2$0$0
    Brian NestandeRCA-64$1,700$1,500
    Mike MorrellRCA-63$10,150$1,750
    Bill MonningDCA-27$67,813$0
    Holly MitchellDCA-47$8,364$1,300
    Jeff MillerRCA-71$4,380$8,000
    Tony MendozaDCA-56$0$0
    Allan MansoorRCA-68$6,850$2,500
    Fiona MaDCA-12$0$0
    Bonnie LowenthalDCA-54$1,000$0
    Dan LogueRCA-3$5,065$1,500
    Ricardo LaraDCA-50$14,700$5,000
    Steve KnightRCA-36$2,000$0
    Brian JonesRCA-77$1,000$8,300
    Kevin JeffriesRCA-66$0$0
    Jared HuffmanDCA-6$0$0
    Ben HuesoDCA-79$13,600$4,731
    Alyson HuberDCA-10$0$0
    Jerry HillDCA-19$36,658$6,210
    Roger HernandezDCA-57$8,150$2,000
    Mary HayashiDCA-18$0$0
    Diane HarkeyRCA-73$4,600$10,800
    Isadore HallDCA-52$7,200$3,900
    Linda HaldermanRCA-29$0$0
    Curt HagmanRCA-60$8,700$9,300
    Shannon GroveRCA-32$14,500$0
    Jeff GorellRCA-37$5,100$6,500
    Rich GordonDCA-21$34,263$3,710
    Mike GattoDCA-43$87,153$3,500
    Martin GarrickRCA-74$0$0
    Cathleen GalgianiDCA-17$7,750$3,900
    Beth GainesRCA-4$4,200$5,000
    Warren FurutaniDCA-55$0$0
    Felipe FuentesDCA-39$0$0
    Paul FongDCA-22$9,584$0
    Nathan FletcherRCA-75$0$0
    Mike FeuerDCA-42$0$0
    Mike EngDCA-49$0$0
    Tim DonnellyRCA-59$8,075$0
    Roger DickinsonDCA-9$43,350$0
    Mike DavisDCA-48$0$0
    Paul CookRCA-65$0$0
    Connie ConwayRCA-34$10,050$20,600
    Wesley ChesbroDCA-1$7,060$0
    Gilbert CedilloDCA-45$0$0
    Wilmer Amina CarterDCA-62$0$0
    Nora CamposDCA-23$7,400$2,615
    Charles CalderonDCA-58$0$0
    Betsy ButlerDCA-53$222,234$0
    Joan BuchananDCA-15$8,950$3,935
    Julia BrownleyDCA-41$0$0
    Steven BradfordDCA-51$37,200$1,000
    Susan BonillaDCA-11$6,450$0
    Bob BlumenfieldDCA-40$35,400$0
    Marty BlockDCA-78$31,500$1,500
    Bill BerryhillRCA-26$14,250$2,158
    Jim BeallDCA-24$37,000$0
    Toni AtkinsDCA-76$15,800$6,900
    Tom AmmianoDCA-13$16,775$0
    Michael AllenDCA-7$66,025$0
    Luis AlejoDCA-28$12,100$1,000
    Katcho AchadjianRCA-33$1,100$0

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    NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Katcho AchadjianRCA-33$1,100$0
    Luis AlejoDCA-28$12,100$1,000
    Michael AllenDCA-7$66,025$0
    Tom AmmianoDCA-13$16,775$0
    Toni AtkinsDCA-76$15,800$6,900
    Jim BeallDCA-24$37,000$0
    Bill BerryhillRCA-26$14,250$2,158
    Marty BlockDCA-78$31,500$1,500
    Bob BlumenfieldDCA-40$35,400$0
    Susan BonillaDCA-11$6,450$0
    Steven BradfordDCA-51$37,200$1,000
    Julia BrownleyDCA-41$0$0
    Joan BuchananDCA-15$8,950$3,935
    Betsy ButlerDCA-53$222,234$0
    Charles CalderonDCA-58$0$0
    Nora CamposDCA-23$7,400$2,615
    Wilmer Amina CarterDCA-62$0$0
    Gilbert CedilloDCA-45$0$0
    Wesley ChesbroDCA-1$7,060$0
    Connie ConwayRCA-34$10,050$20,600
    Paul CookRCA-65$0$0
    Mike DavisDCA-48$0$0
    Roger DickinsonDCA-9$43,350$0
    Tim DonnellyRCA-59$8,075$0
    Mike EngDCA-49$0$0
    Mike FeuerDCA-42$0$0
    Nathan FletcherRCA-75$0$0
    Paul FongDCA-22$9,584$0
    Felipe FuentesDCA-39$0$0
    Warren FurutaniDCA-55$0$0
    Beth GainesRCA-4$4,200$5,000
    Cathleen GalgianiDCA-17$7,750$3,900
    Martin GarrickRCA-74$0$0
    Mike GattoDCA-43$87,153$3,500
    Rich GordonDCA-21$34,263$3,710
    Jeff GorellRCA-37$5,100$6,500
    Shannon GroveRCA-32$14,500$0
    Curt HagmanRCA-60$8,700$9,300
    Linda HaldermanRCA-29$0$0
    Isadore HallDCA-52$7,200$3,900
    Diane HarkeyRCA-73$4,600$10,800
    Mary HayashiDCA-18$0$0
    Roger HernandezDCA-57$8,150$2,000
    Jerry HillDCA-19$36,658$6,210
    Alyson HuberDCA-10$0$0
    Ben HuesoDCA-79$13,600$4,731
    Jared HuffmanDCA-6$0$0
    Kevin JeffriesRCA-66$0$0
    Brian JonesRCA-77$1,000$8,300
    Steve KnightRCA-36$2,000$0
    Ricardo LaraDCA-50$14,700$5,000
    Dan LogueRCA-3$5,065$1,500
    Bonnie LowenthalDCA-54$1,000$0
    Fiona MaDCA-12$0$0
    Allan MansoorRCA-68$6,850$2,500
    Tony MendozaDCA-56$0$0
    Jeff MillerRCA-71$4,380$8,000
    Holly MitchellDCA-47$8,364$1,300
    Bill MonningDCA-27$67,813$0
    Mike MorrellRCA-63$10,150$1,750
    Brian NestandeRCA-64$1,700$1,500
    Jim NielsenRCA-2$0$0
    Chris NorbyRCA-72$11,325$1,500
    Kristin OlsenRCA-25$14,125$4,900
    Richard PanDCA-5$6,800$3,182
    Henry PereaDCA-31$10,500$5,000
    John PerezDCA-46$168,400$0
    Manuel PerezDCA-80$8,400$3,800
    Anthony PortantinoDCA-44$0$0
    Jim SilvaRCA-67$0$0
    Nancy SkinnerDCA-14$18,500$0
    Cameron SmythRCA-38$0$0
    Jose SolorioDCA-69$0$0
    Sandre SwansonDCA-16$0$0
    Norma TorresDCA-61$10,548$1,500
    David ValadaoRCA-30$0$0
    Don WagnerRCA-70$6,875$11,300
    Bob WieckowskiDCA-20$81,050$0
    Das WilliamsDCA-35$11,200$1,000
    Mariko YamadaDCA-8$8,220$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Attorneys & law firms$1,301,141

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Pro-business organizations$72,092
    Chambers of commerce$62,400
    Car & truck rental agencies$26,800
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