California Code, Civil Code - CIV § 1739.4

(a) A person who offers or sells any political item in violation of this title shall be liable to the person purchasing such political item from him, who may sue to recover the consideration paid for the political item, with interest at the legal rate thereon, upon the tender of the political item.

(b) In any case in which a person knowingly offers or sells a political item in violation of this title, the person purchasing such political item may recover from the person who offers or sells such political item an amount equal to three times the amount required under subdivision (a).

(c) No action shall be maintained to enforce any liability under this section unless brought within one year after discovery of the violation upon which it is based and in no event more than three years after the political item was sold.


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