- State lawmakers want to change the rights you have when you get sold a bad car.The state Assembly is poised to vote on changes to the state's lemon law.It covers when consumers can sue auto manufacturers.The bill up for a vote today removes the ability to receive double damages.It also changes the deadline for bringing a lawsuit from six years after purchasing a faulty vehicle to three years.
While the Republican-sponsored measure tightens current law, it doesn't go as far as originally proposed. The bill is backed by the state's largest business lobbying group.It's also supported by General Motors and a coalition of vehicle manufacturers and dealers.(Copyright 2013 Associated Press - All Rights Reserved)
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