New California Laws

By Benita on January 03, 2014//Leave a comment

What is new for 2014? Nationwide: 40,000 new laws and in California more than 800 new laws will take effect this year. Track the new changes with Rocklin and Roseville Today’s online series, which provides a short description of each new law with a link to the California bill number.


Highlighted below are a few of the more interesting new California laws:   


  • Minimum Wage: Increases to $9/hour effective July 1, 2014.


  • Transgender Rights: K-12 students may use bathroom facilities and play on sports teams that identify with their gender.


  • Bicyclists: Drivers must give bicyclists a 3 feet clearance when passing – effective September 14, 2014.


  • Texting and Driving: Drivers under the age of 18 cannot use voice recognition software to write, send or read a text while driving.


  • Parking: Parking is free at meters that do not work.
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