California lawmakers approve franchise bill

California lawmakers approve franchise bill

The bill awaits Gov. Jerry Brown's signature

A compromise bill that will make it more difficult for franchisors to terminate franchise agreements is heading to the governor’s desk in California.

State lawmakers approved Assembly Bill 525, authored by Assembly Majority Leader Chris Holden (D-Pasadena), Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D-San Diego), along with Assembly members Bill Dodd (D-Napa) and Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) after supporters hammered out a compromise with opponents of the legislation. A revised version passe

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