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It's July 1: Hundreds of New Laws Go Live

It's July 1: Hundreds of New Laws Go Live
Posted July 1st, 2013 @ 9:44am by Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– The Jersey Shore is about to get a little paler. As of today, minors in the state won't be allowed to use tanning beds—and anyone under age 14 won't even be able to get a spray tan there. It's July 1, the day hundreds of of new laws go into effect around the nation. The AProunds up the most notable of the bunch:

  • Colorado's new gun limits (including background checks for private and online gun sales) kick in. On the other end of the spectrum, at least 18 states have actually loosened gun laws. In Kansas, for example, schools can arm employees starting today.
  • In Washington, your boss can no longer compel you to add him as your Facebook "friend." Similarly, eight states now prohibit businesses from demanding social media passwords before hiring someone.

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