California Code, Civil Code - CIV § 55.63

(a) On or before January 1, 2019, the Department of Consumer Affairs shall develop a pamphlet or other informational materials for use by the following business establishments:  tailors and businesses providing aftermarket clothing alterations; barbers and hair salons; and dry cleaners and laundries providing services to individuals.  The pamphlet shall explain the business' rights and obligations under Section 51.6 in clear and concise language.  Specifically, the pamphlet shall explain that the business is prohibited from charging different prices for services of similar or like kind based on the customer's gender, unless the price difference is based upon the amount of time, difficulty, or cost of providing the services and that the business shall disclose a price list and sign in the manner prescribed in subdivision (f) of Section 51.6 .  The pamphlet shall explain that a business has 30 days to correct any violation of the posting requirements in subdivision (f) of Section 51.6 and that a business that fails to correct within 30 days of receiving notice of the violation is liable for a civil penalty of one thousand dollars ($1,000).  The department may include any other information that would help the business comply with Section 51.6 .

(b) The department shall provide the pamphlet or other informational materials required by subdivision (a) to an affected business establishment at the time that the business establishment applies for or renews a license, at the time of any inspection, or at both times.  The department shall post a copy of the pamphlet or other informational materials on its Internet Web site.


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