CA Bus & Prof Code Section 21671


Any sports trading card that is altered or refurbished shall be accompanied by a certificate stating the exact work done to the sports trading card, the date the work was performed, the cost of that work, and the name, phone number, and address of the person who performed the work.


Any person or agent thereof, who knowingly sells or trades a sports card in violation of subdivision (a), shall both:


Refund to the buyer, the full amount paid for the altered or refurbished sports trading card or the full retail value of any nonmonetary consideration received in exchange for the altered or refurbished sports trading card, or both.


Be liable to the buyer for a civil penalty not to exceed five thousand dollars ($5,000) for each violation. Each card sold represents a separate and distinct violation.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 21671’s source at ca​.gov