Business and Professions Code Section 17508

Compiled February, 2018

Our review of the annotated history reveals the following legislative history (every “c.” below represents a separate legislative bill):

Added: 1972, c. 1417
•  1974, c. 23:  amended subdivisions (b) and (c) to allow city attorneys to act as well as the director of consumer affairs district attorneys and the Attorney General.
•  1976, c. 1002:  deleted “acting with the approval of the Attorney General” following “or any district attorney” in the first sentence of the first paragraph and added the second paragraph to subdivision (b).
•  1989, c. 947:  inserted subsection (3) in subdivisions (a) and (b); in subdivision (c) inserted “by adequately substantiating the claim”, “or misleading, do either or both of the following” and “or why such claims are misleading” and designated subsections (1) and (2); and added subdivisions (f) and (g).
•  2006, c. 538:  nonsubstantive code maintenance bill to make grammatical corrections.
•  2016, c. 38: added references to county counsel in (b) and (c)

Six bills affected this section.                          

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