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Governor Brown has signed SB 474 into law. Type I indemnity provisions will be restricted in contracts signed after January 1, 2013.

As we have previously noted, in September California’s legislators approved SB 474 and sent it to Governor Brown’s desk for signature or veto. On October 9, 2011 the Governor signed SB 474 into law.

SB 474 restricts the inclusion of Type I indemnity provisions in construction contracts. It goes into effect on January 1, 2013.