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New style driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants in California. (CBS)

Controversial New Laws Go Into Effect For California On January 1st

As the Calendar turns, several new laws go into effect in California, including some that have been politically divisive in the Golden state.


A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Laws: Registering Rifles, Transgender Teens, Ban On Bulbs, More

An array of new and sometimes controversial laws hits January 1st, 2014.


A Visa Credit Card statement (CBS)

California To Restrict Credit Checks In Hiring

New restrictions in the hiring process will take effect in the new year, and now California will be one of seven states that will restrict the use of credit checks for employment.



New Year Ushers In New Gay Rights Laws in California

Advocates championed the legislation, describing the laws as difficult to achieve.