California Senate To Consider Franchising Bill

The Senate Judiciary Committee of California is scheduled to consider a franchising bill at a hearing scheduled for Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. If passed by California’s legislature (the State Assembly and Senate), SB 610 would amend the California Franchise Relations Act (“CFRA”) by imposing a statutory duty of good faith and fair dealing on franchisees and franchisors.