New Mold Bill Signed by California Governor

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On October 9, 2015, Governor Brown of California signed Senate Bill 655. This act adds a section to the civil code that adds mold to the list of conditions that are enforceable in California housing. Put simply, if visible mold is detected by a code enforcement or health officer, the state government can direct remediation which, and this directive is now enforceable by law.

You can read the text of this groundbreaking bill here.

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