California Civil Code Section 1747.80
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1747.80. (a) No card issuer shall refuse to issue a credit card to
any person solely because of any characteristic listed or defined in
subdivision (b) or (e) of Section 51.
(b) Any card issuer who willfully violates this section is liable
for each and every offense for the actual damages, and two hundred
fifty dollars ($250) in addition thereto, suffered by any person
denied a credit card solely for the reasons set forth in subdivision
(a). In addition, that person may petition the court to order the
card issuer to issue him or her a credit card upon the terms,
conditions, and standards as the card issuer normally utilizes in
granting credit to other individuals.
Last modified: February 22, 2013