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Business - July 16 2018

OH Senate Approves HB 123

The OHIO Senate approves HB 123, which would, among several things limit payday loans to no more than $1,000 and no longer than 12 months. The bill returns to the House (CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER).

CA Governor Signs AB 1799 and AB 2229

CALIFORNIA Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signs AB 1799, which mandates specific information insurers are required to provide to fire victims after a loss, including the full insurance policy, any endorsements and the declarations page. Brown also signs AB 2229, which requires insurers to inform consumers of any fire-related discounts available to them (CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR’S OFFICE).

HI Governor Vetoes HB 1621

HAWAII Gov. David Ige (D) vetoes HB 1621, which would have required high-turnover restaurant franchises to disclose their non-participation in national advertising campaigns and prohibited the franchisor/restaurant chain from limiting or restricting that disclosure (HAWAII GOVERNOR’S OFFICE).