(UnhappyFranchisee.Com) Proposed PA House Bill 1620 (Fair Franchise Practices Bill) prohibits franchisors from changing the terms of the signed franchise contract or depriving franchisees of the benefits originally provided in the franchise contract.
§ 914. System changes and renewal agreements.
A franchise contract may not be changed to do any of the following:
(1) Change the franchisee fee, royalty rates or other material financial terms of the franchise relationship.
(2) Operate to materially change, abrogate or deprive the franchisee of the intended benefits of the franchise contract.
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