New Year Means Hundreds of New Laws in California

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News laws took effect in California and cities around the state on New Year’s Day.


Paper bags at larger markets will cost 10 cents in the wake of a plastic bag ban that was enacted in Los Angeles on Jan. 1. (Credit: KTLA)

Restrictions on teen drivers, new gun control regulations and extended family leave were among a large number of laws that were implemented statewide on Jan. 1.

A ban on plastic grocery bags was also enacted in Los Angeles.

Dave Mecham reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Jan 2, 2014.

For more on California’s new laws, click here.

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