California Civil Code

Sec. § 1799.97


(a)

No consumer credit contract shall provide for a security interest in any religious books, religious artifacts, or religious materials, valued at less than five hundred dollars ($500), unless the religious books, artifacts, or materials are specifically pledged as collateral.

(b)

Any provision in any contract which provides for a security interest in violation of subdivision (a) shall be void and unenforceable.
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