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Important Arizona laws going into effect on Friday

Posted at 5:30 PM, Jul 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-30 21:12:08-04

On Friday, Arizonans will see many new laws go into effect. 

Starting Friday certain types of eggs will be stamped with a longer shelf life - grade A eggs will have a 45-day expiration. Grade AA won't change and those will continue to have a 24-day sell by date. (HB2464)

RELATED: Arizona sets longer expiration date for eggs

Arizonans will be able to easily protect themselves against identity theft. Credit reporting agencies were able to charge $5.00 every time anyone locked their credit to prevent a thief from opening a new account under their name. Those fees will be dropped. (SB1163)

Related: Congress just made credit freezes free

Another fee that consumer won't be paying would be fees on gift cards. The exception is bank issued debit cards or reload-able prepaid cards. 

For those of you who love food trucks -- you might see your favorites popping up in different parts of the state. Vendors will no longer have to get licenses to operate in each county. (HB2371)

RELATED: 'Food Truck Freedom' bill loosens rules for vendors

Rape victims will be allowed to break their leases without penalty or require their landlord to install a new lock. (SB1376)

When it comes to Education - Arizona schools will have to notify parents of students if their child is being harassed, threatened or intimidated. 

While some schools already provide students with two recesses a day - some 4th and 5th graders will have to wait until next year.

Arizona will now have an official state dinosaur - Sonorasaurus (SB1517)