California Civil Code Section 1747.50
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1747.50. (a) Every card issuer shall correct any billing error made
by the card issuer within two complete billing cycles, but in no
event later than 90 days, after receiving an inquiry.
(b) Any card issuer who fails to correct a billing error made by
the card issuer within the period prescribed by subdivision (a) shall
not be entitled to the amount by which the outstanding balance of
the cardholder's account is greater than the correct balance, nor any
interest, finance charges, service charges, or other charges on the
obligation giving rise to the billing error.
(c) Any cardholder who is injured by a willful violation of this
section may bring an action for the recovery of damages. Judgment may
be entered for three times the amount at which actual damages are
assessed. The cardholder shall be entitled to recover reasonable
attorney's fees and costs incurred in the action.
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Last modified: March 17, 2014