California Business and Professions Code
(Last Updated August 2008)

California Business And Professions Code Section 1
This act shall be known as the Business and Professions Code.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2
The provisions of this code in so far as they are substantially the same as existing statutory provisions relating to the same subject matter shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3
All persons who, at the time this code goes into effect, hold office under any of the acts repealed by this code, which offices are continued by this
California Business And Professions Code Section 4
No action or proceeding commenced before this code takes effect, and no right accrued, is affected by the provisions of this code, but all procedure...
California Business And Professions Code Section 5
No rights given by any license or certificate under any act repealed by this code are affected by the enactment of this code or by such repeal, but...
California Business And Professions Code Section 6
All persons who, at the time this code goes into effect, are entitled to a certificate under any act repealed by this code, are thereby entitled to a
California Business And Professions Code Section 7
Any conviction for a crime under any act repealed by this code, which crime is continued as a public offense by this code, constitutes a conviction...
California Business And Professions Code Section 7.5
A conviction within the meaning of this code means a plea or verdict of guilty or a conviction following a plea of nolo contendere. Any action which
California Business And Professions Code Section 8
Unless the context otherwise requires, the general provisions hereinafter set forth shall govern the construction of this code.
California Business And Professions Code Section 9
Division, part, chapter, article and section headings contained herein shall not be deemed to govern, limit, modify, or in any manner affect the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 10
Whenever, by the provisions of this code, a power is granted to a public officer or a duty imposed upon such an officer, the power may be exercised...
California Business And Professions Code Section 11
Writing includes any form of recorded message capable of comprehension by ordinary visual means. Whenever any notice, report, statement, or record...
California Business And Professions Code Section 12
Whenever any reference is made to any portion of this code or of any other law of this State, such reference shall apply to all amendments and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 12.5
Whenever in any provision of this code authority is granted to issue a citation for a violation of any provision of this code, that authority also...
California Business And Professions Code Section 13
The term "materia medica" as used in this code or in any initiative act referred to in this code, means those substances listed in the official...
California Business And Professions Code Section 14
The present tense includes the past and future tenses; and the future, the present. Each gender includes the other two genders.
California Business And Professions Code Section 14.1
The Legislature hereby declares its intent that the terms "man" or "men" where appropriate shall be deemed "person" or "persons" and any references...
California Business And Professions Code Section 15
"Section" means a section of this code unless some other statute is specifically mentioned. "Subdivision" means a subdivision of the section in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 16
The singular number includes the plural, and the plural the singular.
California Business And Professions Code Section 17
"County" includes city and county.
California Business And Professions Code Section 18
"City" includes city and county.
California Business And Professions Code Section 19
"Shall" is mandatory and "may" is permissive.
California Business And Professions Code Section 20
"Oath" includes affirmation.
California Business And Professions Code Section 21
"State" means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. In the latter case, it includes the District of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 22
(a) "Board," as used in any provision of this code, refers to the board in which the administration of the provision is vested, and unless otherwise...
California Business And Professions Code Section 23
"Department," unless otherwise defined, refers to the Department of Consumer Affairs. Wherever the laws of this state refer to the Department of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 23.5
"Director," unless otherwise defined, refers to the Director of Consumer Affairs. Wherever the laws of this state refer to the Director of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 23.6
"Appointing power," unless otherwise defined, refers to the Director of Consumer Affairs.
California Business And Professions Code Section 23.7
Unless otherwise expressly provided, "license" means license, certificate, registration, or other means to engage in a business or profession...
California Business And Professions Code Section 23.8
"Licentiate" means any person authorized by a license, certificate, registration, or other means to engage in a business or profession regulated by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 23.9
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, any individual who, while imprisoned in a state prison or other correctional institution, is...
California Business And Professions Code Section 24
If any provision of this code, or the application thereof, to any person or circumstance, is held invalid, the remainder of the code, or the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 25
Any person applying for a license, registration, or the first renewal of a license, after the effective date of this section, as a licensed marriage...
California Business And Professions Code Section 26
Wherever, pursuant to this code, any state department, officer, board, agency, committee, or commission is authorized to adopt rules and regulations,
California Business And Professions Code Section 27
(a) Every entity specified in subdivision (b), on or after July 1, 2001, shall provide on the Internet information regarding the status of every...
California Business And Professions Code Section 28
The Legislature finds that there is a need to ensure that professionals of the healing arts who have demonstrable contact with child abuse victims,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 29
(a) The Board of Psychology and the Board of Behavioral Sciences shall consider adoption of continuing education requirements including training in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 29.5
In addition to other qualifications for licensure prescribed by the various acts of boards under the department, applicants for licensure and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 30
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any board, as defined in Section 22, and the State Bar and the Department of Real Estate shall at the
California Business And Professions Code Section 31
(a) As used in this section, "board" means any entity listed in Section 101, the entities referred to in Sections 1000 and 3600, the State Bar, the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 32
(a) The Legislature finds that there is a need to ensure that professionals of the healing arts who have or intend to have significant contact with...
California Business And Professions Code Section 35
It is the policy of this state that, consistent with the provision of high-quality services, persons with skills, knowledge, and experience obtained...
California Business And Professions Code Section 100
There is in the state government, in the State and Consumer Services Agency, a Department of Consumer Affairs.
California Business And Professions Code Section 101
The department is comprised of: (a) The Dental Board of California. (b) The Medical Board of California. (c) The State Board of Optometry.
California Business And Professions Code Section 101
The department is comprised of: (a) The Dental Board of California. (b) The Medical Board of California. (c) The State Board of Optometry.
California Business And Professions Code Section 101.1
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that all existing and proposed consumer-related boards or categories of licensed professionals be subject to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 101.6
The boards, bureaus, and commissions in the department are established for the purpose of ensuring that those private businesses and professions...
California Business And Professions Code Section 101.7
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, boards shall meet at least three times each calendar year. Boards shall meet at least once each...
California Business And Professions Code Section 102
Upon the request of any board regulating, licensing, or controlling any professional or vocational occupation created by an initiative act, the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 102.1
(a) If the Cemetery Board and the Funeral Directors and Embalmers Board are not consolidated or otherwise restructured on January 1, 1996, the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 102.2
(a) If the Structural Pest Control Board does not comply with the contingencies specified in paragraphs (a) to (d), inclusive, of Provision 1 of Item
California Business And Professions Code Section 102.3
(a) The director may enter into an interagency agreement with an appropriate entity within the Department of Consumer Affairs as provided for in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 103
Each member of a board, commission, or committee created in the various chapters of Division 2 (commencing with Section 500) and Division 3...
California Business And Professions Code Section 104
All boards or other regulatory entities within the department' s jurisdiction that the department determines to be health-related may adopt...
California Business And Professions Code Section 105
Members of boards in the department shall take an oath of office as provided in the Constitution and the Government Code.
California Business And Professions Code Section 105.5
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, each member of a board, commission, examining committee, or other similarly constituted agency...
California Business And Professions Code Section 106
The Governor has power to remove from office at any time, any member of any board appointed by him for continued neglect of duties required by law,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 106.5
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Governor may remove from office a member of a board or other licensing entity in the department if it
California Business And Professions Code Section 107
Pursuant to subdivision (e) of Section 4 of Article VII of the California Constitution, each board may appoint a person exempt from civil service and
California Business And Professions Code Section 107.5
If any board in the department uses an official seal pursuant to any provision of this code, the seal shall contain the words "State of California"...
California Business And Professions Code Section 108
Each of the boards comprising the department exists as a separate unit, and has the functions of setting standards, holding meetings, and setting...
California Business And Professions Code Section 108.5
In any investigation, proceeding or hearing which any board, commission or officer in the department is empowered to institute, conduct, or hold, any
California Business And Professions Code Section 109
(a) The decisions of any of the boards comprising the department with respect to setting standards, conducting examinations, passing candidates, and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 110
The department shall have possession and control of all records, books, papers, offices, equipment, supplies, funds, appropriations, land and other...
California Business And Professions Code Section 111
Unless otherwise expressly provided, any board may, with the approval of the appointing power, appoint qualified persons, who shall be designated as...
California Business And Professions Code Section 112
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, no agency in the department, with the exception of the Board for Professional Engineers and Land...
California Business And Professions Code Section 113
Upon recommendation of the director, officers, and employees of the department, and the officers, members, and employees of the boards, committees,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 114
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, any licensee or registrant of any board, commission, or bureau within the department, who...
California Business And Professions Code Section 114.5
As used in Section 114 of this code, "war" means: (a) Whenever Congress has declared war and peace has not formally been restored. (b) Whenever
California Business And Professions Code Section 115
The provisions of Section 114 of this code are also applicable to a licensee or registrant whose license or registration was obtained while in the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 116
(a) The director may audit and review, upon his or her own initiative, or upon the request of a consumer or licensee, inquiries and complaints...
California Business And Professions Code Section 118
(a) The withdrawal of an application for a license after it has been filed with a board in the department shall not, unless the board has consented...
California Business And Professions Code Section 119
Any person who does any of the following is guilty of a misdemeanor: (a) Displays or causes or permits to be displayed or has in his or her...
California Business And Professions Code Section 120
(a) Subdivision (a) of Section 119 shall not apply to a surviving spouse having in his or her possession or displaying a deceased spouse's canceled...
California Business And Professions Code Section 121
No licensee who has complied with the provisions of this code relating to the renewal of his or her license prior to expiration of such license shall
California Business And Professions Code Section 121.5
Except as otherwise provided in this code, the application of delinquency fees or accrued and unpaid renewal fees for the renewal of expired licenses
California Business And Professions Code Section 122
Except as otherwise provided by law, the department and each of the boards, bureaus, committees, and commissions within the department may charge a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 123
It is a misdemeanor for any person to engage in any conduct which subverts or attempts to subvert any licensing examination or the administration of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 123.5
Whenever any person has engaged, or is about to engage, in any acts or practices which constitute, or will constitute, a violation of Section 123,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 124
Notwithstanding subdivision (c) of Section 11505 of the Government Code, whenever written notice, including a notice, order, or document served...
California Business And Professions Code Section 125
Any person, licensed under Division 1 (commencing with Section 100), Division 2 (commencing with Section 500), or Division 3 (commencing with Section
California Business And Professions Code Section 125.3
(a) Except as otherwise provided by law, in any order issued in resolution of a disciplinary proceeding before any board within the department or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 125.3
(a) Except as otherwise provided by law, in any order issued in resolution of a disciplinary proceeding before any board within the department or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 125.5
(a) The superior court for the county in which any person has engaged or is about to engage in any act which constitutes a violation of a chapter of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 125.6
(a) (1) With regard to an applicant, every person who holds a license under the provisions of this code is subject to disciplinary action under the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 125.7
In addition to the remedy provided for in Section 125.5, the superior court for the county in which any licensee licensed under Division 2...
California Business And Professions Code Section 125.8
In addition to the remedy provided for in Section 125.5, the superior court for the county in which any licensee licensed under Division 3...
California Business And Professions Code Section 125.9
(a) Except with respect to persons regulated under Chapter 11 (commencing with Section 7500), and Chapter 11.6 (commencing with Section 7590) of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 126
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, any board, commission, examining committee, or other similarly constituted agency within the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 127
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, the director may require such reports from any board, commission, examining committee, or other...
California Business And Professions Code Section 128
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, it is a misdemeanor to sell equipment, supplies, or services to any person with knowledge that the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 128.5
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if at the end of any fiscal year, an agency within the Department of Consumer Affairs, except the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 129
(a) As used in this section, "board" means every board, bureau, commission, committee and similarly constituted agency in the department which issues
California Business And Professions Code Section 130
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the term of office of any member of an agency designated in subdivision (b) shall be for a term of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 131
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no member of an agency designated in subdivision (b) of Section 130 or member of a board, commission,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 132
No board, commission, examining committee, or any other agency within the department may institute or join any legal action against any other agency...
California Business And Professions Code Section 134
When the term of any license issued by any agency in the department exceeds one year, initial license fees for licenses which are issued during a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 135
No agency in the department shall, on the basis of an applicant's failure to successfully complete prior examinations, impose any additional...
California Business And Professions Code Section 136
(a) Each person holding a license, certificate, registration, permit, or other authority to engage in a profession or occupation issued by a board...
California Business And Professions Code Section 137
Any agency within the department may promulgate regulations requiring licensees to include their license numbers in any advertising, soliciting, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 138
Every board in the department, as defined in Section 22, shall initiate the process of adopting regulations on or before June 30, 1999, to require...
California Business And Professions Code Section 139
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that occupational analyses and examination validation studies are fundamental components of licensure...
California Business And Professions Code Section 140
Any board, as defined in Section 22, which is authorized under this code to take disciplinary action against a person who holds a license may take...
California Business And Professions Code Section 141
(a) For any licensee holding a license issued by a board under the jurisdiction of the department, a disciplinary action taken by another state, by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 142
This section shall apply to the bureaus and programs under the direct authority of the director, and to any board that, with the prior approval of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 143
(a) No person engaged in any business or profession for which a license is required under this code governing the department or any board, bureau,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 144
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an agency designated in subdivision (b) shall require an applicant to furnish to the agency a full...
California Business And Professions Code Section 145
The Legislature finds and declares that: (a) Unlicensed activity in the professions and vocations regulated by the Department of Consumer Affairs...
California Business And Professions Code Section 146
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a violation of any code section listed in subdivision (c) or (d) is an infraction subject to the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 147
(a) Any employee designated by the director shall have the authority to issue a written notice to appear in court pursuant to Chapter 5c (commencing...
California Business And Professions Code Section 148
Any board, bureau, or commission within the department may, in addition to the administrative citation system authorized by Section 125.9, also...
California Business And Professions Code Section 149
(a) If, upon investigation, an agency designated in subdivision (e) has probable cause to believe that a person is advertising in a telephone...
California Business And Professions Code Section 150
The department is under the control of a civil executive officer who is known as the Director of Consumer Affairs.
California Business And Professions Code Section 151
The director is appointed by the Governor and holds office at the Governor's pleasure. The director shall receive the annual salary provided for by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 152
For the purpose of administration, the reregistration and clerical work of the department is organized by the director, subject to the approval of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 152.5
For purposes of distributing the reregistration work of the department uniformly throughout the year as nearly as practicable, the boards in the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 152.6
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, each board within the department shall, in cooperation with the director, establish such license...
California Business And Professions Code Section 153
The director may investigate the work of the several boards in his department and may obtain a copy of all records and full and complete data in all...
California Business And Professions Code Section 153.5
In the event that a newly authorized board replaces an existing or a previous board, the director may appoint an interim executive officer for the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 154
Any and all matters relating to employment, tenure or discipline of employees of any board, agency or commission, shall be initiated by said board,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 154.5
If a person, not a regular employee of a board under this code, including the Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the Osteopathic Medical Board of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 155
(a) In accordance with Section 159.5, the director may employ such investigators, inspectors, and deputies as are necessary properly to investigate...
California Business And Professions Code Section 156
(a) The director may, for the department and at the request and with the consent of a board within the department on whose behalf the contract is to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 156.1
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, individuals or entities contracting with the department or any board within the department for the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 156.5
The director may negotiate and execute for the department and for its component agencies, rental agreements for short-term hiring of space and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 157
Expenses incurred by any board or on behalf of any board in any criminal prosecution or unprofessional conduct proceeding constitute proper charges...
California Business And Professions Code Section 158
With the approval of the Director of Consumer Affairs, the boards and commissions comprising the department or subject to its jurisdiction may make...
California Business And Professions Code Section 159
The members and the executive officer of each board, agency, bureau, division, or commission have power to administer oaths and affirmations in the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 159.5
There is in the department the Division of Investigation. The division is in charge of a person with the title of chief of the division. Except as
California Business And Professions Code Section 160
The Chief and all investigators of the Division of Investigation of the department and all investigators of the Medical Board of California and the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 160.5
All civil service employees currently employed by the Board of Dental Examiners of the Department of Consumer Affairs, whose functions are...
California Business And Professions Code Section 161
The department, or any board in the department, may sell copies of any part of its respective public records, or compilations, extracts, or summaries
California Business And Professions Code Section 162
The certificate of the officer in charge of the records of any board in the department that any person was or was not on a specified date, or during...
California Business And Professions Code Section 163
Except as otherwise expressly provided by law, the department and each board in the department shall charge a fee of two dollars ($2) for the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 163.5
Except as otherwise provided by law, the delinquency, penalty, or late fee for any licensee within the Department of Consumer Affairs shall be 50...
California Business And Professions Code Section 164
The form and content of any license, certificate, permit, or similar indicia of authority issued by any agency in the department, including any...
California Business And Professions Code Section 165
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no board, bureau, committee, commission, or program in the Department of Consumer Affairs shall submit to
California Business And Professions Code Section 166
The director shall, by regulation, develop guidelines to prescribe components for mandatory continuing education programs administered by any board...
California Business And Professions Code Section 200
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this code, any revenues, collections, or receipts accruing to any board in the department may, in the manner...
California Business And Professions Code Section 200.1
(a) Any accruals that occur on or after September 11, 1993, to any funds or accounts within the Professions and Vocations Fund that realize increased
California Business And Professions Code Section 201
A charge for the estimated administrative expenses of the department, not to exceed the available balance in any appropriation for any one fiscal...
California Business And Professions Code Section 202
(a) Upon proper presentation of claims by the department to the State Controller, the State Controller shall draw his or her warrant against any of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 202.5
Prior to payment to the Department of Justice of any charges for legal services rendered to any board within the department, the Department of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 203
The amount of the warrant shall be remitted to the State Treasurer by the department for credit to the Consumer Affairs Fund. The department shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 204
A sum, not to exceed 1 percent of the total amount appropriated for all of the boards herein mentioned may be withdrawn from the Consumer Affairs...
California Business And Professions Code Section 205
(a) There is in the State Treasury the Professions and Vocations Fund. The fund shall consist of the following special funds: (1) Accountancy...
California Business And Professions Code Section 205
(a) There is in the State Treasury the Professions and Vocations Fund. The fund shall consist of the following special funds: (1) Accountancy...
California Business And Professions Code Section 206
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person tendering a check for payment of a fee, fine, or penalty that was subsequently dishonored,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 207
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the money in any fund described in Section 205 that is attributable to administrative fines, civil...
California Business And Professions Code Section 300
This chapter may be cited as the Consumer Affairs Act.
California Business And Professions Code Section 301
It is the intent of the Legislature and the purpose of this chapter to promote and protect the interests of the people as consumers. The Legislature
California Business And Professions Code Section 302
As used in this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings: (a) "Department" means the Department of Consumer Affairs. (b)...
California Business And Professions Code Section 303
There is in the department a Division of Consumer Services under the supervision and control of a chief. The chief shall be appointed by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 305
The director shall administer and enforce the provisions of this chapter. Every power granted or duty imposed upon the director under this chapter...
California Business And Professions Code Section 306
The director, in accordance with the State Civil Service Act, may appoint and fix the compensation of such clerical or other personnel as may be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 307
The director may contract for the services of experts and consultants where necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter and may provide...
California Business And Professions Code Section 310
The director shall have the following powers and it shall be his duty to: (a) Recommend and propose the enactment of such legislation as necessary
California Business And Professions Code Section 311
The director may create an interdepartmental committee to assist and advise him in the implementation of his duties. The members of such committee...
California Business And Professions Code Section 312
The director shall submit to the Governor and the Legislature on or before January 1, 2003, and annually thereafter, a report of programmatic and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 313
The director shall provide for the establishment of a comprehensive library of books, documents, studies, and other materials relating to consumers...
California Business And Professions Code Section 313.1
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, no rule or regulation, except those relating to examinations and qualifications for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 313.2
The director shall adopt regulations to implement, interpret, and make specific the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (P.L. ...
California Business And Professions Code Section 313.5
The director shall periodically publish a bibliography of consumer information available in the department library and elsewhere. Such bibliography...
California Business And Professions Code Section 315
(a) For the purpose of determining uniform standards that will be used by healing arts boards in dealing with substance-abusing licensees, there is...
California Business And Professions Code Section 320
Whenever there is pending before any state commission, regulatory agency, department, or other state agency, or any state or federal court or agency,
California Business And Professions Code Section 321
Whenever it appears to the director that the interests of the consumers of this state are being damaged, or may be damaged, by any person who engaged
California Business And Professions Code Section 325
It shall be the duty of the director to receive complaints from consumers concerning (a) unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts...
California Business And Professions Code Section 325.3
In addition to the duties prescribed by Section 325, it shall be the duty of the director to receive complaints from consumers concerning services...
California Business And Professions Code Section 326
(a) Upon receipt of any complaint pursuant to Section 325, the director may notify the person against whom the complaint is made of the nature of the
California Business And Professions Code Section 337
(a) The department shall prepare and disseminate an informational brochure for victims of psychotherapist-patient sexual contact and advocates for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 400
The Department of Consumer Affairs may, with the approval of the Department of General Services, purchase or otherwise acquire real property and may...
California Business And Professions Code Section 401
When there is money in the fund of any board or commission comprising the Department of Consumer Affairs or subject to its jurisdiction, which money,
California Business And Professions Code Section 402
The Department of Finance, from funds at its disposal for office and housing facilities for any other department, board, or agency, and any other...
California Business And Professions Code Section 403
Any building constructed by the Department of Consumer Affairs under this chapter shall be subject to the supervision of the Department of Consumer...
California Business And Professions Code Section 404
The Department of Consumer Affairs and the Department of General Services may establish rules and regulations for the administration of any building...
California Business And Professions Code Section 405
Rentals received under Section 403 shall be deposited in and disbursed pursuant to that section from the Consumer Affairs Fund.
California Business And Professions Code Section 450
In addition to the qualifications provided in the respective chapters of this code, a public member or a lay member of any board shall not be, nor...
California Business And Professions Code Section 450.2
In order to avoid a potential for a conflict of interest, a public member of a board shall not: (a) Be a current or past licensee of that board.
California Business And Professions Code Section 450.3
No public member shall either at the time of his appointment or during his tenure in office have any financial interest in any organization subject...
California Business And Professions Code Section 450.5
A public member, or a lay member, at any time within five years immediately preceding his or her appointment, shall not have been engaged in pursuits
California Business And Professions Code Section 450.6
Notwithstanding any other section of law, a public member may be appointed without regard to age so long as the public member has reached the age of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 451
If any board shall as a part of its functions delegate any duty or responsibility to be performed by a single member of such board, such delegation...
California Business And Professions Code Section 452
"Board," as used in this chapter, includes a board, advisory board, commission, examining committee, committee or other similarly constituted body...
California Business And Professions Code Section 453
Every newly appointed board member shall, within one year of assuming office, complete a training and orientation program offered by the department...
California Business And Professions Code Section 460
No city or county shall prohibit a person, authorized by one of the agencies in the Department of Consumer Affairs by a license, certificate, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 461
No public agency, state or local, shall, on an initial application form for any license, certificate or registration, ask for or require the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 462
(a) Any of the boards, bureaus, commissions, or programs within the department may establish, by regulation, a system for an inactive category of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 465
The Legislature hereby finds and declares all of the following: (a) The resolution of many disputes can be unnecessarily costly, time-consuming,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 465.5
It is the intent of the Legislature to permit counties to accomplish all of the following: (a) Encouragement and support of the development and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 466
As used in this chapter: (a) "Dispute resolution" includes, but is not limited to, mediation, conciliation, and arbitration. (b) "Program"...
California Business And Professions Code Section 467
(a) There is in the Division of Consumer Services of the Department of Consumer Affairs a Dispute Resolution Advisory Council. The advisory council
California Business And Professions Code Section 467.1
(a) A program funded pursuant to this chapter shall be operated pursuant to contract with the county and shall comply with all of the requirements of
California Business And Professions Code Section 467.2
A program shall not be eligible for funding under this chapter unless it meets all of the following requirements: (a) Compliance with this chapter
California Business And Professions Code Section 467.3
Programs funded pursuant to this chapter shall provide persons indicating an intention to utilize the dispute resolution process with a written...
California Business And Professions Code Section 467.4
(a) An agreement resolving a dispute entered into with the assistance of a program shall not be enforceable in a court nor shall it be admissible as...
California Business And Professions Code Section 467.5
Notwithstanding the express application of Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 1115) of Division 9 of the Evidence Code to mediations, all proceedings
California Business And Professions Code Section 467.6
Each program shall maintain those statistical records required by Section 471.5, and as may be required by the county. The records shall maintain...
California Business And Professions Code Section 467.7
(a) Unless the parties have agreed to a binding award, nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit any person who voluntarily enters the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 468
All funds available to a county for the purposes of this chapter shall be utilized for projects proposed by eligible programs.
California Business And Professions Code Section 468.1
Programs shall be selected for funding by a county from the applications submitted therefor.
California Business And Professions Code Section 468.2
Applications submitted for funding shall include, but need not be limited to, all of the following information: (a) Evidence of compliance with...
California Business And Professions Code Section 468.3
Data supplied by each applicant shall be used to assign relative funding priority on the basis of criteria developed by the advisory council. The...
California Business And Professions Code Section 469
Upon the approval of the county, funds available for the purposes of this chapter shall be used for the costs of operation of approved programs. Not
California Business And Professions Code Section 470
A county may accept and disburse funds from any public or private source for the purposes of this chapter.
California Business And Professions Code Section 470.1
(a) A grant recipient may accept funds from any public or private source for the purposes of this chapter. (b) A county and its representatives...
California Business And Professions Code Section 470.2
A county's share of the funding pursuant to this chapter shall not exceed 50 percent of the approved estimated cost of the program.
California Business And Professions Code Section 470.5
(a) On and after January 1, 2006, as described in Section 68085.1 of the Government Code, the Administrative Office of the Courts shall make monthly...
California Business And Professions Code Section 470.6
A county may carry over moneys received from distributions under Section 470.5 and from the fees for the support of dispute resolution programs...
California Business And Professions Code Section 471
(a) The advisory council shall adopt rules and regulations to effectuate the purposes of this chapter, including, but not limited to, guidelines to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 471.3
The rules and regulations adopted by the advisory council pursuant to Section 471 shall be formulated to promote statewide uniformity with the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 471.5
Each program funded pursuant to this chapter shall annually provide the county with statistical data regarding its operating budget; the number of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 472
Unless the context requires otherwise, the following definitions govern the construction of this chapter: (a) "New motor vehicle" means a new...
California Business And Professions Code Section 472.1
The department shall establish a program for certifying each third-party dispute resolution process used for the arbitration of disputes pursuant to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 472.2
(a) Each manufacturer may establish, or otherwise make available to buyers or lessees of new motor vehicles, a qualified third-party dispute...
California Business And Professions Code Section 472.3
(a) The department, in accordance with the time intervals prescribed pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 472.1, but at least once annually, shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 472.4
In addition to any other requirements of this chapter, the department shall do all of the following: (a) Establish procedures to assist owners or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 472.5
The New Motor Vehicle Board in the Department of Motor Vehicles shall, in accordance with the procedures prescribed in this section, administer the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 473
(a) There is hereby established the Joint Committee on Boards, Commissions, and Consumer Protection. (b) The Joint Committee on Boards,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 473.1
This chapter shall apply to all of the following: (a) Every board, as defined in Section 22, that is scheduled to become inoperative and to be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 473.15
(a) The Joint Committee on Boards, Commissions, and Consumer Protection established pursuant to Section 473 shall review the following boards...
California Business And Professions Code Section 473.16
The Joint Committee on Boards, Commissions, and Consumer Protection shall examine the composition of the Medical Board of California and its initial...
California Business And Professions Code Section 473.2
All boards to which this chapter applies shall, with the assistance of the Department of Consumer Affairs, prepare an analysis and submit a report to
California Business And Professions Code Section 473.3
(a) Prior to the termination, continuation, or reestablishment of any board or any of the board's functions, the Joint Committee on Boards,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 473.4
(a) The Joint Committee on Boards, Commissions, and Consumer Protection shall evaluate and determine whether a board or regulatory program has...
California Business And Professions Code Section 473.5
The Joint Committee on Boards, Commissions, and Consumer Protection shall report its findings and preliminary recommendations to the department for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 473.6
The chairpersons of the appropriate policy committees of the Legislature may refer to the Joint Committee on Boards, Commissions, and Consumer...
California Business And Professions Code Section 474
The Joint Committee on Boards, Commissions, and Consumer Protection established pursuant to Section 473 shall review all state boards as defined in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 474.1
Prior to recommending the termination, continuation, or reestablishment of any board or any of the state board's functions, the Joint Committee on...
California Business And Professions Code Section 474.2
All state boards to which this chapter applies shall prepare an analysis and submit a report to the Joint Committee on Boards, Commissions, and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 474.3
(a) The Joint Committee on Boards, Commissions, and Consumer Protection shall evaluate and determine whether a state board as defined in Section...
California Business And Professions Code Section 474.4
The Joint Committee on Boards, Commissions, and Consumer Protection shall meet to vote on final recommendations. A final report shall be completed...
California Business And Professions Code Section 475
(a) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this code, the provisions of this division shall govern the denial of licenses on the grounds of: (1)...
California Business And Professions Code Section 476
Nothing in this division shall apply to the licensure or registration of persons pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 6000) of Division 3,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 477
As used in this division: (a) "Board" includes "bureau," "commission," "committee," "department," "division," "examining committee," "program,"...
California Business And Professions Code Section 478
(a) As used in this division, "application" includes the original documents or writings filed and any other supporting documents or writings...
California Business And Professions Code Section 480
(a) A board may deny a license regulated by this code on the grounds that the applicant has one of the following: (1) Been convicted of a crime. A
California Business And Professions Code Section 481
Each board under the provisions of this code shall develop criteria to aid it, when considering the denial, suspension or revocation of a license, to
California Business And Professions Code Section 482
Each board under the provisions of this code shall develop criteria to evaluate the rehabilitation of a person when: (a) Considering the denial of
California Business And Professions Code Section 484
No person applying for licensure under this code shall be required to submit to any licensing board any attestation by other persons to his good...
California Business And Professions Code Section 485
Upon denial of an application for a license under this chapter or Section 496, the board shall do either of the following: (a) File and serve a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 486
Where the board has denied an application for a license under this chapter or Section 496, it shall, in its decision, or in its notice under...
California Business And Professions Code Section 487
If a hearing is requested by the applicant, the board shall conduct such hearing within 90 days from the date the hearing is requested unless the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 488
Except as otherwise provided by law, following a hearing requested by an applicant pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 485, the board may take any
California Business And Professions Code Section 489
Any agency in the department which is authorized by law to deny an application for a license upon the grounds specified in Section 480 or 496, may...
California Business And Professions Code Section 490
(a) In addition to any other action that a board is permitted to take against a licensee, a board may suspend or revoke a license on the ground that...
California Business And Professions Code Section 490.5
A board may suspend a license pursuant to Section 11350.6 of the Welfare and Institutions Code if a licensee is not in compliance with a child...
California Business And Professions Code Section 491
Upon suspension or revocation of a license by a board on one or more of the grounds specified in Section 490, the board shall: (a) Send a copy of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 492
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, successful completion of any diversion program under the Penal Code, or successful completion of an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 493
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in a proceeding conducted by a board within the department pursuant to law to deny an application for a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 494
(a) A board or an administrative law judge sitting alone, as provided in subdivision (h), may, upon petition, issue an interim order suspending any...
California Business And Professions Code Section 495
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any entity authorized to issue a license or certificate pursuant to this code may publicly reprove a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 496
A board may deny, suspend, revoke, or otherwise restrict a license on the ground that an applicant or licensee has violated Section 123 pertaining to
California Business And Professions Code Section 498
A board may revoke, suspend, or otherwise restrict a license on the ground that the licensee secured the license by fraud, deceit, or knowing...
California Business And Professions Code Section 499
A board may revoke, suspend, or otherwise restrict a license on the ground that the licensee, in support of another person's application for license,
California Business And Professions Code Section 500
Whenever the register or book of registration of the Medical Board of California, the Board of Dental Examiners, or the Board of Pharmacy is...
California Business And Professions Code Section 501
For the reproduction of the destroyed register or book the board shall make use of such existing official printed registers, books or matter,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 510
(a) The purpose of this section is to provide protection against retaliation for health care practitioners who advocate for appropriate health care...
California Business And Professions Code Section 511
(a) No subcontract between a physician and surgeon, physician and surgeon group, or other licensed health care practitioner who contracts with a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 511.1
(a) In order to prevent the improper selling, leasing, or transferring of a health care provider's contract, it is the intent of the Legislature that
California Business And Professions Code Section 511.3
(a) When a contracting agent sells, leases, or transfers a health provider's contract to a payor, the rights and obligations of the provider shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 511.4
(a) A contracting agent, as defined in paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Section 511.1, shall beginning July 1, 2006, prior to contracting,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 512
(a) Except as provided in subdivisions (b) and (c), no contract that is issued, amended, renewed, or delivered on or after January 1, 1999, between...
California Business And Professions Code Section 525
No dispensing optician, optometrist, or physician and surgeon shall dispense, prescribe, or sell any eyeglasses for use of a person whose sight is...
California Business And Professions Code Section 526
A dispensing optician, optometrist, or physician and surgeon shall not be subject to disciplinary action under this article unless he is informed by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 527
Any dispensing optician, optometrist, or physician and surgeon who violates this article is subject to disciplinary action by the board which issues...
California Business And Professions Code Section 550
As used in this article, "ophthalmia neonatorum," independent of the nature of the infection, means any condition of the eye, or eyes, of any infant...
California Business And Professions Code Section 551
It is the duty of any physician, surgeon, obstetrician, midwife, nurse, maternity home or hospital of any nature, parent, relative, and any person or
California Business And Professions Code Section 552
Any case of ophthalmia neonatorum or of blindness resulting from it upon which one accused of a violation of this article has been in attendance...
California Business And Professions Code Section 553
All maternity homes, hospitals, and similar institutions wherein childbirths occur shall keep a record of all cases of ophthalmia neonatorum...
California Business And Professions Code Section 554
The local health officer shall: (a) Investigate each case filed with him in pursuance of this article, and all other cases coming to his...
California Business And Professions Code Section 555
The State Department of Health Services shall: (a) Enforce the provisions of this article. (b) Promulgate rules and regulations necessary to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 556
The failure of any person mentioned in Section 551 to report, or the failure of any maternity home, hospital, or similar institution, to use the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 557
If the person is a physician, midwife, or is a person who is professionally employed, the third conviction is sufficient cause for the revocation of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 558
One-half of all fines collected hereunder shall go to the county wherein the prosecution was had, and the remaining one-half thereof shall go into...
California Business And Professions Code Section 580
No person, company, or association shall sell or barter or offer to sell or barter any medical degree, podiatric degree, or osteopathic degree, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 581
No person, company, or association shall purchase or procure by barter or by any unlawful means or method, or have in possession any diploma,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 582
No person, company, or association shall use or attempt to use any diploma, certificate, transcript, or any other writing which has been purchased,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 583
No person shall in any document or writing required of an applicant for examination, license, certificate, or registration under this division, the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 584
No person shall violate the security of any examination, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 123, or impersonate, attempt to impersonate, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 585
Any person, company, or association violating the provisions of this article is guilty of a felony and upon conviction thereof shall be punishable by
California Business And Professions Code Section 601
Every person who willfully writes, composes or publishes any notice or advertisement of any medicine or means for producing or facilitating a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 650
(a) Except as provided in Chapter 2.3 (commencing with Section 1400) of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code, the offer, delivery, receipt, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 650.01
(a) Notwithstanding Section 650, or any other provision of law, it is unlawful for a licensee to refer a person for laboratory, diagnostic nuclear...
California Business And Professions Code Section 650.02
The prohibition of Section 650.01 shall not apply to or restrict any of the following: (a) A licensee may refer a patient for a good or service...
California Business And Professions Code Section 650.1
(a) Any amount payable to any hospital, as defined in Section 4028, or any person or corporation prohibited from pharmacy permit ownership by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 650.2
Notwithstanding Section 650 or any other provision of law, it shall not be unlawful for a person licensed pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with...
California Business And Professions Code Section 650.3
(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 650 or any other provision of law, it shall not be unlawful for a person licensed pursuant to the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 650.4
(a) Notwithstanding Section 650, subdivision (o) of Section 4982, or any other provision of law, it shall not be unlawful for a person licensed...
California Business And Professions Code Section 651
(a) It is unlawful for any person licensed under this division or under any initiative act referred to in this division to disseminate or cause to be
California Business And Professions Code Section 651.3
(a) Any labor organization, bona fide employee group or bona fide employee association having contracted health care services from a health care...
California Business And Professions Code Section 652
Violation of this article in the case of a licensed person constitutes unprofessional conduct and grounds for suspension or revocation of his or her...
California Business And Professions Code Section 652.5
Except as otherwise provided in this article, any violation of this article constitutes a misdemeanor as to any and all persons, whether or not...
California Business And Professions Code Section 653
The word "person" as used in this article includes an individual, firm, partnership, association, corporation, limited liability company, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 654
No person licensed under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 2000) of this division may have any membership, proprietary interest or coownership in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 654.1
Persons licensed under Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 1600) of this division or licensed under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 2000) of this...
California Business And Professions Code Section 654.2
(a) It is unlawful for any person licensed under this division or under any initiative act referred to in this division to charge, bill, or otherwise
California Business And Professions Code Section 655
(a) No person licensed under Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 3000) of this division may have any membership, proprietary interest, coownership,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 655.2
No physician and surgeon or medical corporation licensed under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 2000), nor any audiologist who is not a licensed...
California Business And Professions Code Section 655.5
(a) It is unlawful for any person licensed under this division or under any initiative act referred to in this division, or any clinical laboratory,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 655.7
(a) (1) A person licensed under this division or under an initiative act referred to in this division shall not charge, bill, or otherwise solicit...
California Business And Professions Code Section 655.8
(a) It is unlawful for any person licensed under this division or under any initiative act referred to in this division to charge, bill, or otherwise
California Business And Professions Code Section 656
Whenever any person has engaged, or is about to engage, in any acts or practices that constitute, or will constitute, a violation of this article,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 657
(a) The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (1) Californians spend more than one hundred billion dollars ($100,000,000,000)...
California Business And Professions Code Section 675
Every person, firm, association, partnership, or corporation offering a course of instruction in any type of nursing, including vocational nursing or
California Business And Professions Code Section 676
The provisions contained in this article shall not apply to inservice training programs given in institutions for the purpose of qualifying persons...
California Business And Professions Code Section 677
Every person, firm, association, partnership, or corporation subject to the provisions of this article shall maintain records for at least three...
California Business And Professions Code Section 678
The failure to give the notice required by this article shall make any contract entered into between the parties null and void.
California Business And Professions Code Section 679
Any person, firm, association, partnership, or corporation who violates this article is guilty of a misdemeanor.
California Business And Professions Code Section 680
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, a health care practitioner shall disclose, while working, his or her name and practitioner's...
California Business And Professions Code Section 681
(a) Commencing July 1, 2000, every person licensed pursuant to this division who collects human biological specimens for clinical testing or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 682
An individual authorized to prescribe emergency contraception who issues a prescription or order for emergency contraception drug therapy as a result
California Business And Professions Code Section 683
(a) A board shall report, within 10 working days, to the State Department of Health Services the name and license number of a person whose license...
California Business And Professions Code Section 685
(a) (1) A board may cite and fine a currently licensed health care practitioner if he or she is in default on a United States Department of Health...
California Business And Professions Code Section 690
(a) Except as provided in Section 4601 of the Labor Code and Section 2627 of the Unemployment Insurance Code, neither the administrators, agents, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 700
It is the intent of the Legislature to establish in this article an inactive category of health professionals' licensure. Such inactive licenses or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 701
Each healing arts board referred to in this division shall issue, upon application and payment of the normal renewal fee, an inactive license or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 702
The holder of an inactive healing arts license or certificate issued pursuant to this article shall not engage in any activity for which an active...
California Business And Professions Code Section 703
An inactive healing arts license or certificate issued pursuant to this article shall be renewed during the same time period at which an active...
California Business And Professions Code Section 704
In order for the holder of an inactive license or certificate issued pursuant to this article to restore his or her license or certificate to an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 710
It is the policy of the State of California that, consistent with high quality health care services, persons with skills, knowledge and experience...
California Business And Professions Code Section 715
Unless otherwise required by federal law or regulation, no board under this division which licenses dentists, physicians and surgeons, podiatrists,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 716
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a board under this division may deny issuance of a license to an applicant or take disciplinary action...
California Business And Professions Code Section 717
This article is not intended to address the scope of practice of a dentist, physician and surgeon, or nurse licensed under this division, and nothing
California Business And Professions Code Section 718
A physician and surgeon who is not licensed in this state but who is a commissioned officer on active duty in the medical corps of any branch of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 725
(a) Repeated acts of clearly excessive prescribing, furnishing, dispensing, or administering of drugs or treatment, repeated acts of clearly...
California Business And Professions Code Section 726
The commission of any act of sexual abuse, misconduct, or relations with a patient, client, or customer constitutes unprofessional conduct and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 727
The provisions of subdivision (2) of Section 1103 of the Evidence Code shall apply in disciplinary proceedings brought against a licensee for acts in
California Business And Professions Code Section 728
(a) Any psychotherapist or employer of a psychotherapist who becomes aware through a patient that the patient had alleged sexual intercourse or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 729
(a) Any physician and surgeon, psychotherapist, alcohol and drug abuse counselor or any person holding himself or herself out to be a physician and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 730
Any person licensed under this division or under any initiative act referred to in this division shall not perform any medical evaluation for which...
California Business And Professions Code Section 730.5
(a) It is unprofessional conduct and a crime, as provided in Section 4935, for a physician and surgeon, osteopathic physician, dentist, or podiatrist
California Business And Professions Code Section 731
(a) Any person licensed, certified, registered, or otherwise subject to regulation pursuant to this division who engages in, or who aids or abets in,
California Business And Professions Code Section 732
(a) A physician and surgeon and a dentist shall refund any amount that a patient has paid for services rendered that has subsequently been paid to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 733
(a) No licentiate shall obstruct a patient in obtaining a prescription drug or device that has been legally prescribed or ordered for that patient. A
California Business And Professions Code Section 800
(a) The Medical Board of California, the Board of Psychology, the Dental Board of California, the Osteopathic Medical Board of California, the State...
California Business And Professions Code Section 801
(a) Except as provided in Section 801.01 and subdivisions (b), (c), and (d) of this section, every insurer providing professional liability insurance
California Business And Professions Code Section 801.01
(a) A complete report shall be sent to the Medical Board of California, the Osteopathic Medical Board, or the California Board of Podiatric Medicine,
California Business And Professions Code Section 801.1
(a) Every state or local governmental agency that self insures a person who holds a license, certificate or similar authority from or under any...
California Business And Professions Code Section 802
(a) Every settlement, judgment, or arbitration award over three thousand dollars ($3,000) of a claim or action for damages for death or personal...
California Business And Professions Code Section 802.1
(a) (1) A physician and surgeon, osteopathic physician and surgeon, and a doctor of podiatric medicine shall report either of the following to the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 802.5
(a) When a coroner receives information that is based on findings that were reached by, or documented and approved by a board-certified or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 803
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), within 10 days after a judgment by a court of this state that a person who holds a license, certificate,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 803.1
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Medical Board of California, the Osteopathic Medical Board of California, and the California...
California Business And Professions Code Section 803.5
(a) The district attorney, city attorney, or other prosecuting agency shall notify the Medical Board of California, the Osteopathic Medical Board of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 803.6
(a) The clerk of the court shall transmit any felony preliminary hearing transcript concerning a defendant licensee to the Medical Board of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 804
(a) Any agency to whom reports are to be sent under Section 801, 801.1, 802, or 803, may develop a prescribed form for the making of the reports,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 805
(a) As used in this section, the following terms have the following definitions: (1) "Peer review body" includes: (A) A medical or professional
California Business And Professions Code Section 805.1
(a) The Medical Board of California, the Osteopathic Medical Board of California, and the Dental Board of California shall be entitled to inspect and
California Business And Professions Code Section 805.2
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature to provide for a comprehensive study of the peer review process as it is conducted by peer review bodies...
California Business And Professions Code Section 805.5
(a) Prior to granting or renewing staff privileges for any physician and surgeon, psychologist, podiatrist, or dentist, any health facility licensed...
California Business And Professions Code Section 805.6
(a) The Medical Board of California, the Osteopathic Medical Board, and the Dental Board of California shall establish a system of electronic...
California Business And Professions Code Section 805.7
(a) The Medical Board of California shall work with interested parties in the pursuit and establishment of a pilot program, similar to those proposed
California Business And Professions Code Section 806
Each agency in the department receiving reports pursuant to the preceding sections shall prepare a statistical report based upon these records for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 807
Each agency in the department shall notify every person licensed, certified or holding similar authority issued by it, and the department shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 808
For purposes of this article, reports affecting respiratory care practitioners required to be filed under Sections 801, 802, and 803 shall be filed...
California Business And Professions Code Section 808.5
For purposes of this article, reports affecting psychologists required to be filed under Sections 801, 801.1, 802, 803, 803.5, and 803.6 shall be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 809
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares the following: (1) In 1986, Congress enacted the Health Care Quality Improvement Act of 1986...
California Business And Professions Code Section 809.05
It is the policy of this state that peer review be performed by licentiates. This policy is subject to the following limitations: (a) The...
California Business And Professions Code Section 809.1
(a) A licentiate who is the subject of a final proposed action of a peer review body for which a report is required to be filed under Section 805...
California Business And Professions Code Section 809.2
If a licentiate timely requests a hearing concerning a final proposed action for which a report is required to be filed under Section 805, the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 809.3
(a) During a hearing concerning a final proposed action for which reporting is required to be filed under Section 805, both parties shall have all of
California Business And Professions Code Section 809.4
(a) Upon the completion of a hearing concerning a final proposed action for which a report is required to be filed under Section 805, the licentiate...
California Business And Professions Code Section 809.5
(a) Notwithstanding Sections 809 to 809.4, inclusive, a peer review body may immediately suspend or restrict clinical privileges of a licentiate...
California Business And Professions Code Section 809.6
(a) The parties are bound by any additional notice and hearing provisions contained in any applicable professional society or medical staff bylaws...
California Business And Professions Code Section 809.7
Sections 809.1 to 809.4, inclusive, shall not apply to peer review proceedings conducted in state or county hospitals, in hospitals owned by,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 809.8
Nothing in Sections 809 to 809.7, inclusive, shall affect the availability of judicial review under Section 1094.5 of the Code of Civil Procedure nor
California Business And Professions Code Section 809.9
In any suit brought to challenge an action taken or a restriction imposed which is required to be reported pursuant to Section 805, the court shall,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 810
(a) It shall constitute unprofessional conduct and grounds for disciplinary action, including suspension or revocation of a license or certificate,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 820
Whenever it appears that any person holding a license, certificate or permit under this division or under any initiative act referred to in this...
California Business And Professions Code Section 821
The licentiate's failure to comply with an order issued under Section 820 shall constitute grounds for the suspension or revocation of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 821.5
(a) A peer review body, as defined in Section 805, that reviews physicians and surgeons, shall, within 15 days of initiating a formal investigation...
California Business And Professions Code Section 821.6
The board shall adopt regulations to implement the monitoring responsibility of the diversion program administrator described in subdivision (b) of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 822
If a licensing agency determines that its licentiate's ability to practice his or her profession safely is impaired because the licentiate is...
California Business And Professions Code Section 823
Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, reinstatement of a licentiate against whom action has been taken pursuant to Section 822 shall be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 824
The licensing agency may proceed against a licentiate under either Section 820, or 822, or under both sections.
California Business And Professions Code Section 825
As used in this article with reference to persons holding licenses as physicians and surgeons, "licensing agency" means a panel of the Division of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 826
The proceedings under Sections 821 and 822 shall be conducted in accordance with Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 11500) of Part 1 of Division 3 of
California Business And Professions Code Section 827
Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 9 (commencing with Section 11120) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 828
If the licensing agency determines, pursuant to proceedings conducted under Section 820, that there is insufficient evidence to bring an action...
California Business And Professions Code Section 850
No healing arts licensing board or examining committee under the Department of Consumer Affairs shall by regulation require an applicant for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 851
A healing arts licensure board or examining committee may by regulation require an applicant for licensure or certification to meet the standards of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 852
(a) The Task Force on Culturally and Linguistically Competent Physicians and Dentists is hereby created and shall consist of the following members:
California Business And Professions Code Section 853
(a) The Licensed Physicians and Dentists from Mexico Pilot Program is hereby created. This program shall allow up to 30 licensed physicians...
California Business And Professions Code Section 854
Criteria for issuing three-year nonrenewable medical licenses and dental permits under this article shall not be utilized at any time as the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 855
(a) Up to 70 international medical graduates who have passed their United States medical license examination on the first attempt and who have been...
California Business And Professions Code Section 860
(a) The Legislature finds and declares both of the following: (1) California's system of care suffers from a severe shortage of professionals and
California Business And Professions Code Section 900
(a) Nothing in this division applies to a health care practitioner licensed in another state or territory of the United States who offers or provides
California Business And Professions Code Section 920
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Health Care Professional Disaster Response Act.
California Business And Professions Code Section 921
(a) The Legislature finds and declares the following: (1) In times of national or state disasters, a shortage of qualified health care...
California Business And Professions Code Section 922
(a) A physician and surgeon who satisfies the requirements of Section 2439 but whose license has been expired for less than five years may be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1000
The law governing practitioners of chiropractic is found in an initiative act entitled "An act prescribing the terms upon which licenses may be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1001
In each year, the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners shall compile and may thereafter publish and sell a complete directory of all persons within...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1002
Whenever any person has engaged in or is about to engage in any acts or practices which constitute or will constitute an offense against the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1003
(a) Except as otherwise allowed by law, the employment of runners, cappers, steerers, or other persons to procure patients constitutes unprofessional
California Business And Professions Code Section 1004
The State Board of Chiropractic Examiners shall investigate any licensee against whom an information or indictment has been filed that alleges a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1005
The provisions of Sections 12.5, 23.9, 29.5, 30, 31, 35, 104, 114, 115, 119, 121, 121.5, 125, 125.6, 136, 137, 140, 141, 143, 163.5, 461, 462, 475,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1050
A chiropractic corporation is a corporation which is registered with the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners with reference to corporations...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1051
An applicant for registration as a chiropractic corporation shall supply to the board all necessary and pertinent documents and information requested
California Business And Professions Code Section 1053
Each chiropractic corporation shall file with the board a report containing such information relating to professional corporations as may be required
California Business And Professions Code Section 1054
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the name of a chiropractic corporation and any name or names under which it may be rendering professional
California Business And Professions Code Section 1055
Except as provided in Section 13403 of the Corporations Code, relating to the Professional Corporation Act, each director and each officer of a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1056
The income of a chiropractic corporation attributable to professional services rendered while a shareholder is a disqualified person (as defined in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1057
A chiropractic corporation shall not do or fail to do any act the doing of which or the failure to do which would constitute unprofessional conduct...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1058
Moneys received by the board pursuant to this article shall be used to carry out the purposes of this article.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1200
Every provision of this chapter shall be liberally construed to protect the interests of all persons affected.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1201
As used in this chapter, "person" includes firm, association, partnership, individual, limited liability company, and corporation.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1202
As used in this chapter, "department" means the State Department of Health Services.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1202.5
(a) For purposes of this chapter "CLIA" means the federal Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (42 U.S.C. Sec. 263a; P.L. 100-578) and
California Business And Professions Code Section 1203
As used in this chapter, "clinical laboratory bioanalyst" or "bioanalyst" means a person licensed under Section 1260 to engage in clinical laboratory
California Business And Professions Code Section 1204
As used in this chapter, "clinical laboratory scientist" means any person other than a licensed clinical laboratory bioanalyst or trainee who is...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1205
As used in this chapter, "trainee" means any person licensed under this chapter for the purpose of receiving comprehensive practical experience and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1206
(a) For the purposes of this chapter the following definitions are applicable: (1) "Biological specimen" means any material that is derived from...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1206.5
(a) Notwithstanding subdivision (b) of Section 1206 and except as otherwise provided in Section 1241, no person shall perform a clinical laboratory...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1207
(a) As used in this chapter, "clinical chemist," or "clinical microbiologist," or "clinical toxicologist," or "clinical genetic molecular biologist,"
California Business And Professions Code Section 1208
(a) For the purposes of this chapter whenever the department determines that a new category of license is necessary, either to direct a laboratory,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1209
(a) As used in this chapter, "laboratory director" means any person who is a duly licensed physician and surgeon, or is licensed to direct a clinical
California Business And Professions Code Section 1209.1
(a) As used in this chapter, "histocompatibility laboratory director" means a physician and surgeon licensed to practice medicine pursuant to Chapter
California Business And Professions Code Section 1209.5
(a) "Autoverification" means the use of a computer algorithm in conjunction with automated clinical laboratory instrumentation to review and verify...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1210
(a) As used in this chapter, "clinical chemist scientist," "clinical microbiologist scientist," "clinical toxicologist scientist," "clinical...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1211
(a) As used in this chapter, "owner" means any person with an ownership or control interest in a clinical laboratory. (b) "Person with an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1211.5
For the purposes of this chapter, "cytological slides" shall refer to cellular materials submitted for preliminary cytologic examination.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1212
(a) As used in this chapter, "unlicensed laboratory personnel" means a laboratory aide, histocompatibility technician, cardiopulmonary technician, or
California Business And Professions Code Section 1213
As used in this chapter, "school" means any place, establishment, or institution organized and operated to offer training for one or more of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1214
As used in this chapter, "health fair" means a program of health assessment procedures offered to the general public that may include screening,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1220
(a) (1) Each clinical laboratory shall maintain records, equipment, and facilities that are adequate and appropriate for the services rendered. ...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1220.5
(a) The Department of Health Services shall develop, and provide to all licensed clinical laboratories, a form in triplicate to be used by employees,
California Business And Professions Code Section 1221
The department may employ special examiners, and may make regulations for the conduct of examinations under this chapter.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1222
The department may approve schools that are accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1222.5
The department may approve schools seeking to provide instruction in clinical laboratory technic which in the judgment of the department will provide
California Business And Professions Code Section 1223
(a) The department shall employ, or contract for, inspectors, special agents, and investigators, and provide any clerical and technical assistance as
California Business And Professions Code Section 1224
The department may, pursuant to Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, adopt, amend, or repeal...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1224.5
The department shall conduct a study to determine whether the persons conducting tests in physician office laboratories under paragraph (12) of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1225
(a) In order to carry out this chapter, any duly authorized representative of the department may do any of the following: (1) Enter or inspect on...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1226
Annually the department may compile and may thereafter publish and sell a directory of persons within the state licensed under the provisions of this
California Business And Professions Code Section 1227
Every person or clinical laboratory licensed or registered under this chapter shall report to the department, within 30 days thereof, any change of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1228
The department shall appoint a multidisciplinary committee to assist, advise, and make recommendations for the establishment of rules and regulations
California Business And Professions Code Section 1240
This chapter does not authorize any person to practice medicine and surgery or to furnish the services of physicians for the practice of medicine and
California Business And Professions Code Section 1241
(a) This chapter applies to all clinical laboratories in California or receiving biological specimens originating in California for the purpose of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1241.1
(a) A primary care clinic, licensed pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 1204 of the Health and Safety Code, that is operating within a network of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1242
Any person duly licensed under the provisions of this chapter to perform tests called for in a clinical laboratory may perform skin tests for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1242.5
Notwithstanding paragraphs (2) and (3) of subdivision (b) of Section 1241, the department may by regulation authorize laboratory personnel certified...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1242.6
(a) Any registered nurse licensed under the provisions of Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 2700) of Division 2 may perform arterial puncture,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1243
A student regularly matriculated in any college or university accredited by an accrediting agency acceptable to the department, or in any legally...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1244
(a) Nothing in this chapter shall restrict, limit, or prevent a program of nondiagnostic general health assessment provided that: (1) The program
California Business And Professions Code Section 1244.1
Thirty days prior to operating a program of nondiagnostic general health assessment, the entity or person operating that program shall file the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1244.3
Responsibility for enforcement of Sections 1244 and 1244.1 shall be with the local health officer or his or her authorized designee, including public
California Business And Professions Code Section 1244.4
Any fee for the filing of documentation and related enforcement activities pursuant to Section 1244, 1244.1, and 1244.3 shall be determined by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1245
(a) Any individual may perform a blood gas analysis if all the following conditions exist: (1) He or she has earned a high school diploma or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1246
(a) Except as provided in subdivisions (b) and (c), and in Section 23158 of the Vehicle Code, an unlicensed person employed by a licensed clinical...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1246.5
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person may request, and any licensed clinical laboratory or public health laboratory may perform, the
California Business And Professions Code Section 1247
This article shall be known and may be cited as the Hemodialysis Technician Training Act.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1247.2
For the purpose of this article, the following terms have the following meaning: (a) "Immediate supervision" means supervision of dialysis...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1247.3
The treatment of patients by a hemodialysis technician includes performing venipuncture and arterial puncture for the purpose of providing dialysis...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1247.4
The department shall adopt rules and regulations, by July 1, 2001, prescribing minimum training standards for hemodialysis technicians who are...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1247.5
A hemodialysis clinic or unit within a licensed clinic or hospital, as defined respectively in Sections 1204 and 1250 of the Health and Safety Code,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1247.6
(a) Except during training under immediate supervision, no person shall provide services as a hemodialysis technician without meeting one or more of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1247.63
(a) Certification of a hemodialysis technician issued by the department pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 1247.6 shall be valid for four years.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1247.64
A hemodialysis technician may obtain the in-service training or continuing education required by subdivision (c) of Section 1247.63 from one or more...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1247.66
(a) The department may deny, suspend, or revoke the certification of a hemodialysis technician if it finds that the hemodialysis technician is not in
California Business And Professions Code Section 1247.7
An employee in training shall be classified as a hemodialysis technician trainee and shall be under the immediate supervision of a licensed physician
California Business And Professions Code Section 1247.8
Each hemodialysis unit or clinic shall have information available for inspection by the department survey teams which shows the local training...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1247.9
No person or entity shall provide chronic dialysis services to patients in this state unless the services are provided under the direction of a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1260
The department shall issue a clinical laboratory bioanalyst's license to each person who is a lawful holder of a degree of master of arts, master of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1260.1
The department shall issue a histocompatibility laboratory director's license to each person who meets the qualifications specified in Section...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1260.3
(a) The department shall issue a medical laboratory technician license to each person who meets the following requirements: (1) Has met the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1261
The department shall issue a clinical laboratory scientist's or a limited clinical laboratory scientist's license to each person who is a lawful...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1261.5
The department may issue limited clinical laboratory scientist's licenses in chemistry, microbiology, toxicology, histocompatibility,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1261.6
The department may issue a limited clinical laboratory scientist's license in cytogenetics to any person with a minimum of seven years of work...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1262
No clinical laboratory scientist's or limited clinical laboratory scientist's license shall be issued by the department except after examination;...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1262.5
Notwithstanding Section 135, an applicant for a clinical laboratory or limited technologist license who fails to pass the written examination two...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1263
The department shall license as trainees those individuals desiring to train for either a clinical laboratory scientist's license or a limited...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1264
The department shall issue a clinical chemist, clinical microbiologist, clinical toxicologist, clinical molecular biologist, or clinical...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1265
(a) (1) A clinical laboratory performing clinical laboratory tests or examinations classified as of moderate or of high complexity under CLIA shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1265.1
(a) A primary care clinic that submits an application to the State Department of Public Health for clinic licensure pursuant to subdivision (a) of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1266
The clinical laboratory license and the license or current renewal permit of each person performing tests shall be conspicuously posted in the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1267
Any denial, suspension, or revocation of a license under this chapter shall be conducted in compliance with Section 100171 of the Health and Safety...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1268
Upon filing application therefor, containing such information as the department may require, and the payment of the license fee, the department shall
California Business And Professions Code Section 1269
(a) Unlicensed laboratory personnel may perform any of the activities identified in subdivision (b), in a licensed clinical laboratory, under the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1269.3
(a) Notwithstanding Sections 1206.5 and 1269, within the specialty of pathology, a person certified as a pathologists' assistant by the American...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1269.5
The department may deny, suspend, or revoke any license, registration, or certificate issued under this chapter for performance by unlicensed...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1270
(a) On and after January 1, 1991, no person may perform examinations of cytological slides without first obtaining a license as a cytotechnologist...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1270.5
(a) Notwithstanding Section 1301, an application for the renewal of, and payment of the renewal fees for, a cytotechnologist license shall be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1271
(a) A cytotechnologist shall not examine more than 80 gynecologic slides in a 24-hour period when performing a manual review of slides. (b) The...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1271.1
(a) Clinical laboratories which are licensed pursuant to this chapter and provide cytology services shall, if the licensee ceases operation, preserve
California Business And Professions Code Section 1272
A clinical laboratory shall participate in a state-approved proficiency testing program and demonstrate satisfactory performance in all of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1272.4
The department shall establish standards for the evaluation of cytologic slides, for reporting the adequacy of cytologic slides, for a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1272.6
The department shall, on or before January 1, 1992, develop or adopt a proficiency testing program for laboratories providing cytology services which
California Business And Professions Code Section 1274
(a) A laboratory shall document to persons submitting cytologic samples for evaluation, on a quarterly basis, informational letters on all cases of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1275
The department shall develop and implement regulations for continuing education for persons licensed pursuant to this chapter on or before January 1,
California Business And Professions Code Section 1280
It is unlawful for any person to represent himself or act as a licensed individual under this chapter unless he is, in fact, duly licensed under this
California Business And Professions Code Section 1281
It is unlawful for any person to own, operate, maintain, direct, or engage in the business of operating a clinical laboratory, as defined in this...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1281.1
It is unlawful for any person, including a person who owns, operates, or directs a clinical laboratory, to provide, offer, or solicit, any form of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1282
It is unlawful for any person to engage in clinical laboratory practice in a clinical laboratory unless he or she is a duly licensed physician and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1282.2
It is unlawful for any person to perform venipuncture, skin puncture, or arterial puncture to collect a biological specimen unless he or she is...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1282.3
(a) It is unlawful for any person to act with willful or wanton disregard for a person's safety that exposes the person to a substantial risk of, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1283
It is unlawful for any person to conduct, maintain, or operate a clinical laboratory unless he is a duly licensed physician and surgeon or is duly...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1284
It is unlawful for a duly licensed physician and surgeon, or any person authorized to serve as director under this chapter, to serve only as a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1285
It is unlawful for any person conducting, maintaining, or operating a clinical laboratory to employ any person to perform clinical laboratory...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1286
It is unlawful for any person to operate a school or conduct any course for the purpose of training or preparing persons to perform duties, as...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1287
(a) Any person who violates any provision of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable upon conviction by imprisonment in the county jail...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1288
Any person conducting or operating a clinical laboratory may accept assignments for tests only from and make reports only to persons licensed under...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1288.3
(a) If a clinical laboratory employee, agent, or courier retrieves biological specimens located in a public place outside of the custodial control of
California Business And Professions Code Section 1288.5
No person may solicit or accept any biological specimen for clinical laboratory testing or examination unless there is in effect for the clinical...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1289
The violating or attempting to violate, directly or indirectly, or assisting in or abetting the violation of or conspiring to violate any provision...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1290
With the exception of narcotics and dangerous drugs stored on the licensed clinical laboratory premises for use exclusively as standards for the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1291
Nothing in this chapter shall prohibit a licensed physician and surgeon from instructing or training any person employed by him to work in a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1300
The amount of application, registration, and license fees under this chapter shall be as follows: (a) The application fee for a histocompatibility
California Business And Professions Code Section 1300.1
The application and renewal fees for clinical laboratory licenses specified in Section 1300 shall be adjusted annually in the manner specified in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1301
(a) The annual renewal fee for a clinical laboratory license or registration set under this chapter shall be paid during the 30-day period before the
California Business And Professions Code Section 1301.1
Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the department may establish such license periods and renewal dates for all licenses issued...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1302
(a) There is hereby established in the State Treasury, the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Fund. (b) All fees established under this chapter and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1310
If the department determines that a laboratory that has been issued a license or registration under this chapter, except for a laboratory only...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1311
The department shall have three years from the date of a violation of this chapter or of a regulation adopted thereunder to file a civil or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1320
The department may deny, suspend, or revoke any license or registration issued under this chapter for any of the following reasons: (a) Conduct...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1321
For purposes of this chapter, a conviction means a plea or verdict of guilty or a conviction following a plea of nolo contendere. An action to deny,
California Business And Professions Code Section 1322
The proceedings under this chapter for the suspension or revocation of a license or registration shall be conducted in accordance with Section 100171
California Business And Professions Code Section 1323
The department may temporarily suspend a license or registration prior to any hearing, when it has determined that the action is necessary to protect
California Business And Professions Code Section 1324
Except for a person or entity whose license was revoked automatically under Section 1265, no person or entity who has owned or operated a clinical...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1325
Notwithstanding Sections 1267 and 1322, the license or registration of a clinical laboratory that has been excluded from participation under the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1326
The department may bring an action to enjoin the violation or threatened violation of this chapter or the regulations adopted pursuant thereto in the
California Business And Professions Code Section 1327
The department may enter into agreements with the Secretary of Health and Human Services for the use of the services or facilities of the department...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1600
This chapter constitutes the chapter on dentistry of the Business and Professions Code. It may be known and cited as the Dental Practice Act. ...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1601.1
(a) There shall be in the Department of Consumer Affairs the Dental Board of California in which the administration of this chapter is vested. The...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1601.1
(a) There shall be in the Department of Consumer Affairs the Dental Board of California in which the administration of this chapter is vested. The...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1601.2
Protection of the public shall be the highest priority for the Dental Board of California in exercising its licensing, regulatory, and disciplinary...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1601.3
(a) All committees of the board have the authority to evaluate all suggestions or requests for regulatory changes related to their committee....
California Business And Professions Code Section 1601.5
For purposes of Section 1601, "practicing dentist" includes a member of a faculty of any dental college or dental department of any medical college...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1602
All of the members of the board, except the public members, shall have been actively and legally engaged in the practice of dentistry in the State of
California Business And Professions Code Section 1603
Except for the initial appointments, members of the board shall be appointed for a term of four years, and each member shall hold office until the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1603a
A member of the Board of Dental Examiners who has served two terms shall not be eligible for reappointment to the board. In computing two terms...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1604
Each member of the board, upon his or her qualification, shall file with the executive officer his or her post office address, and thereafter any...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1605
The Governor has power to remove from office at any time any member of the board for continued neglect of duty required by this chapter or for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1606
The board shall elect a president, a vice president and a secretary from its membership. This section controls over the provisions of section 107 of
California Business And Professions Code Section 1607
The board shall meet regularly once each year in San Francisco and once each year in Los Angeles after the commencement of the dental schools for the
California Business And Professions Code Section 1608
Special meetings may be held at such times as the board may elect, or on the call of the president of the board, or of not less than four members...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1609
Meetings may be held at any time and place by unanimous consent evidenced either by writing or by the presence of any member whose consent is...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1610
Eight members of the board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at any meeting.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1611
The board shall carry out the purposes and enforce the provisions of this chapter. It shall examine all applicants for a license to practice...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1611.5
The board may inspect the books, records, and premises of any dentist licensed under this chapter in response to a complaint that a licensee has...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1612
The board shall keep a record of the names of all persons to whom licenses have been granted by it to practice dentistry, and such other records as...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1613
The board shall have and use a seal bearing the name "Board of Dental Examiners of California."
California Business And Professions Code Section 1614
The board may adopt reasonably necessary rules not inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter concerning: (a) The holding of meetings. ...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1615
Each member of the board shall receive a per diem and expenses as provided in Section 103. The secretary shall be entitled to traveling and other...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1616
The board shall have full power to employ all necessary investigators, clerical and other assistants and appoint its own attorney, prescribe his...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1616.5
(a) The board, by and with the approval of the director, may appoint a person exempt from civil service who shall be designated as an executive...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1616.5
(a) The board, by and with the approval of the director, may appoint a person exempt from civil service who shall be designated as an executive...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1616.5
(a) The board, by and with the approval of the director, may appoint a person exempt from civil service who shall be designated as an executive...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1616.6
There is hereby established within the board a full-time management level staff position, under the direction of the executive officer, whose sole...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1617
A copy of any part or all of the books of the board duly certified by the executive officer shall be primary evidence in any court of this state.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1618
The original books, records, and papers of the board shall be kept at the office of the executive officer, which shall be at such place as may be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1618.5
(a) The board shall provide to the Director of the Department of Managed Health Care a copy of any accusation filed with the Office of Administrative
California Business And Professions Code Section 1619
The examination papers of any applicant shall be kept for the period of one year and may then be destroyed, but they shall be open to inspection only
California Business And Professions Code Section 1619.1
Notwithstanding Section 1619, the board need not retain the National Board of Dental Examiners' examination papers.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1620.1
The Department of Consumer Affairs, in conjunction with the board and the Joint Committee on Boards, Commissions, and Consumer Protection, shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1621
The board shall utilize in the administration of its licensure examinations only examiners whom it has appointed and who meet the following...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1621
The board shall utilize in the administration of its licensure examinations only examiners whom it has appointed and who meet the following...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1625
Dentistry is the diagnosis or treatment, by surgery or other method, of diseases and lesions and the correction of malpositions of the human teeth,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1625.1
(a) Any of the following entities may employ licensees and dental assistants and charge for the professional services they render, and shall not be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1625.2
(a) For purposes of subdivision (e) of Section 1625, the ownership or management, by a tax-exempt nonprofit corporation supported and maintained in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1625.3
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, upon the incapacity or death of a dentist, if the requirements of Section 1625.4 are met, any of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1625.4
(a) Where the dental practice of an incapacitated or deceased dentist is a sole proprietorship or where an incapacitated or deceased dentist is the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1625.5
The following written notification shall be included with, or as part of, all application forms required for a license to practice dentistry pursuant
California Business And Professions Code Section 1626
It is unlawful for any person to engage in the practice of dentistry in the state, either privately or as an employee of a governmental agency or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1626.2
A dentist licensed under this chapter is a licentiate for purposes of paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) of Section 805, and thus is a health care...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1626.5
In addition to the exemptions set forth in Section 1626, the operations by bona fide students of registered dental assisting, registered dental...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1626.5
In addition to the exemptions set forth in Section 1626, the operations by bona fide students of registered dental assisting, registered dental...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1627
The license of any dentist, existing at the time of the passage of this chapter, shall continue in force until it expires or is forfeited in the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1627.5
(a) No person licensed under this chapter, who in good faith renders emergency care at the scene of an emergency occurring outside the place of that...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1627.7
(a) A dentist shall not be liable for damages for injury or death caused in an emergency situation occurring in the dentist's office or in a hospital
California Business And Professions Code Section 1628
Any person over 18 years of age is eligible to take an examination before the board upon making application therefor and meeting all of the following
California Business And Professions Code Section 1628.5
The board may deny an application to take an examination for licensure as a dentist or dental auxiliary or an application for registration as a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1628.7
(a) The board may, upon an applicant's successful completion of the board examination, in its sole discretion, issue a probationary license to an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1629
(a) Any member of the board may inquire of any applicant for examination concerning his or her qualifications or experience and may take testimony of
California Business And Professions Code Section 1630
The examination by the board of applicants for a license to practice dentistry in this State shall be sufficiently thorough to test the fitness of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1631
The subjects in which the applicant shall be examined shall be those subjects as the board may from time to time prescribe. However, the subjects of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1632
(a) The board shall require each applicant to successfully complete the written examinations of the National Board Dental Examination of the Joint...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1632.5
(a) Prior to implementation of paragraph (2) of subdivision (c) of Section 1632, the department's Office of Examination Resources shall review the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1633
(a) When an applicant for a license has received a grading of 85 percent or above in any given subject, he or she shall be exempt from reexamination...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1634
A person successfully passing the examination shall be registered as a licensed dentist on the board register, as provided in Section 1612, and shall
California Business And Professions Code Section 1634.1
Notwithstanding Section 1634, the board may grant a license to practice dentistry to an applicant who submits all of the following to the board: ...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1634.2
(a) An advanced education program's compliance with subdivision (c) of Section 1634.1 shall be regularly reviewed by the department pursuant to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1635.5
(a) Notwithstanding Section 1634, the board may grant a license to practice dentistry to an applicant who has not taken an examination before the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1635.7
Any person licensed pursuant to Section 1635.5 shall be required to fulfill continuing education requirements established by the board pursuant to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1636.4
(a) The Legislature recognizes the need to ensure that graduates of foreign dental schools who have received an education that is equivalent to that...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1636.6
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that in order to assure that the people of California receive the highest quality of dental care, dentists...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1638
(a) For purposes of this article, "oral and maxillofacial surgery" means the diagnosis and surgical and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1638.1
(a) (1) A person licensed pursuant to Section 1634 who wishes to perform elective facial cosmetic surgery shall first apply for and receive a permit...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1638.3
(a) The fee to renew an oral and maxillofacial surgery permit shall be the same as that for renewal of a dental license as determined under Section...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1638.5
An oral and maxillofacial surgery permit shall be automatically suspended for any period of time during which the holder does not possess a current...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1638.7
The next occupational analysis of dental licensees and oral and maxillofacial facial surgeons pursuant to Section 139 shall include a survey of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1640
Any person meeting all the following eligibility requirements may apply for a special permit: (a) Furnishing satisfactory evidence of having a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1640.1
As used in this article, the following definitions shall apply: (a) "Specialty" means an area of dental practice approved by the American Dental...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1640.2
(a) The board shall limit the number of special permits to practice in a discipline at a college to the number that may be properly administered and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1640.3
The board may issue a special permit to a dentist who does not meet the eligibility requirements pursuant to Section 1640 if he or she provides...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1642
Every person to whom a special permit is issued shall be entitled to practice in their recognized specialty or discipline at the dental college at...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1645
(a) Effective with the 1974 license renewal period, if the board determines that the public health and safety would be served by requiring all...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1645.1
(a) By January 1, 2006, a person who holds a registered dental assistant license shall provide evidence of having successfully completed...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1646
"General anesthesia," as used in this article, means a controlled state of depressed consciousness or unconsciousness, accompanied by partial or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1646.1
(a) No dentist shall administer or order the administration of general anesthesia on an outpatient basis for dental patients unless the dentist...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1646.2
(a) A dentist who desires to administer or order the administration of general anesthesia shall apply to the board on an application form prescribed...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1646.3
Any dentist holding a permit shall maintain medical history, physical evaluation, and general anesthesia records as required by board regulations.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1646.4
(a) Prior to the issuance or renewal of a permit for the use of general anesthesia, the board may, at its discretion, require an onsite inspection...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1646.5
A permittee shall be required to complete 24 hours of approved courses of study related to general anesthesia as a condition of renewal of a permit....
California Business And Professions Code Section 1646.6
(a) The application fee for a permit or renewal under this article shall not exceed two hundred fifty dollars ($250). (b) The fee for an onsite...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1646.7
(a) A violation of this article constitutes unprofessional conduct and is grounds for the revocation or suspension of the dentist's permit, license,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1646.8
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to authorize a dentist to administer or directly supervise the administration of general anesthesia for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1646.9
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, including, but not limited to, Section 1646.1, a physician and surgeon licensed pursuant to Chapter 5
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that a commendable patient safety record has been maintained in the past by dentists and those other qualified
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.1
(a) As used in this article, "conscious sedation" means a minimally depressed level of consciousness produced by a pharmacologic or nonpharmacologic...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.2
(a) No dentist shall administer or order the administration of, conscious sedation on an outpatient basis for dental patients unless one of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.3
(a) A dentist who desires to administer or order the administration of conscious sedation, shall apply to the board on an application form prescribed
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.5
A permittee shall be required to complete 15 hours of approved courses of study related to conscious sedation as a condition of renewal of a permit.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.6
A physical evaluation and medical history shall be taken before the administration of conscious sedation. Any dentist holding a permit shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.7
(a) Prior to the issuance or renewal of a permit to administer conscious sedation, the board may, at its discretion, require an onsite inspection and
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.8
(a) The application fee for a permit or renewal under this article shall not exceed two hundred fifty dollars ($250). (b) The fee for an onsite...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.9
A violation of any provision of this article constitutes unprofessional conduct and is grounds for the revocation or suspension of the dentist's...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.10
As used in this article: (a) "Oral conscious sedation" means a minimally depressed level of consciousness produced by oral medication that retains
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.11
(a) Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 1647.2, a dentist may not administer oral conscious sedation on an outpatient basis to a minor patient
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.12
A dentist who desires to administer, or order the administration of, oral conscious sedation for minor patients, who does not hold a general...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.13
A certificate holder shall be required to complete a minimum of 7 hours of approved courses of study related to oral conscious sedation of minor...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.14
(a) A physical evaluation and medical history shall be taken before the administration of, oral conscious sedation to a minor. Any dentist who...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.15
The fee for an application for initial certification or renewal under this article shall not exceed the amount necessary to cover administration and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.16
Any office in which oral conscious sedation of minor patients is conducted pursuant to this article shall, unless otherwise provided by law, meet the
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.17
A violation of any provision of this article constitutes unprofessional conduct and is grounds for the revocation or suspension of the dentist's...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.18
As used in this article, the following terms have the following meanings: (a) "Adult patient" means a dental patient 13 years of age or older. ...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.19
(a) Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 1647.2, a dentist may not administer oral conscious sedation on an outpatient basis to an adult...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.20
A dentist who desires to administer, or order the administration of, oral conscious sedation for adult patients, who does not hold a general...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.21
A certificate holder shall be required to complete a minimum of seven hours of approved courses of study related to oral conscious sedation of adult...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.22
(a) A physical evaluation and medical history shall be taken before the administration of oral conscious sedation to an adult. Any dentist who...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.23
The fee for an application for initial certification or renewal under this article shall not exceed the amount necessary to cover administration and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.24
Any office in which oral conscious sedation of adult patients is conducted pursuant to this article shall, unless otherwise provided by law, meet the
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.25
A violation of any provision of this article constitutes unprofessional conduct and is grounds for the revocation or suspension of the dentist's...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1647.26
The sum of forty-seven thousand dollars ($47,000) is hereby appropriated for the 2005-06 fiscal year from the State Dentistry Fund to the Department...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1648.10
(a) The Board of Dental Examiners of California shall develop and distribute a fact sheet describing and comparing the risks and efficacy of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1648.15
The fact sheet set forth by Section 1648.10 shall be provided by a dentist to every new patient and to patients of record prior to the performance of
California Business And Professions Code Section 1648.20
(a) This article shall not apply to any surgical, endodontic, periodontic, or orthodontic dental procedure in which dental restorative materials are...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1650
Every person who is now or hereafter licensed to practice dentistry in this state shall register on forms prescribed by the board, his or her place...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1651
Any dentist who removes his place of practice shall register each change made by him within one month after making said change. In the event any...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1653
The secretary shall issue a certificate of registration for each licentiate hereunder and for each office registered by such licentiate. The license
California Business And Professions Code Section 1654
Any licensed person who shall change his or her name according to law shall, within 10 days after that change, reregister with the executive officer...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1655
Any failure on the part of any person holding such license to register it as directed for a period of six months after its issuance shall ipso facto...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1656
On and after January 1, 1985, every dentist licensed to practice dentistry in the state and any person working in a dentist's office who operates...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1657
(a) A licensed dentist may operate one mobile dental clinic or unit registered as a dental office or facility. The mobile dental clinic or unit...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1658
(a) When a licensee desires to have more than one place of practice, he or she shall, prior to the opening of the additional office, apply to the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1658.1
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit a licensed dentist from maintaining more than one dental office in this state if all of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1658.2
(a) "Additional place of practice," as used in this article, means any place of practice that increases the number of places of practice of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1658.3
Nothing in this article shall limit or authorize the board to limit the number of additional places of practice authorized by the board, which are in
California Business And Professions Code Section 1658.4
The transfer after October 1, 1961, of any additional office from one licentiate to another, other than as authorized by this article, shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1658.5
The transfer of the location of one additional office to a new location within the same county shall not be considered the establishment of a new...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1658.6
Failure to comply with the provisions of this article relating to the operation of additional offices shall be a ground for the suspension or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1658.7
The board shall have the power to carry out the provisions of this article by uniform rules and regulations.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1658.8
Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, a licensed dentist may operate a mobile dental unit provided by his or her property and casualty
California Business And Professions Code Section 1670
Any licentiate may have his license revoked or suspended or be reprimanded or be placed on probation by the board for unprofessional conduct, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1670.1
(a) Any licentiate under this chapter may have his or her license revoked or suspended or be reprimanded or be placed on probation by the board for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1670.1
(a) Any licentiate under this chapter may have his or her license revoked or suspended or be reprimanded or be placed on probation by the board for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1670.2
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, any proceeding initiated by the board against a licensee for the violation of any provision of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1671
The board may discipline a licentiate by placing him or her on probation under various terms and conditions, which may include, but are not limited...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1672
(a) When the board disciplines a licensee by placing him or her on probation, the board may, in addition to the terms and conditions described in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1678
Upon the revocation of any license, the fact shall be noted upon the records of the board and the license shall be marked as canceled upon the date...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1680
Unprofessional conduct by a person licensed under this chapter is defined as, but is not limited to, any one of the following: (a) The obtaining...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1681
In addition to other acts constituting unprofessional conduct within the meaning of this chapter, it is unprofessional conduct for a person licensed...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1682
In addition to other acts constituting unprofessional conduct under this chapter, it is unprofessional conduct for: (a) Any dentist performing...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1683
(a) Every dentist, dental health professional, or other licensed health professional who performs a service on a patient in a dental office shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1684
In addition to other acts constituting unprofessional conduct under this chapter, it is unprofessional conduct for a person licensed under this...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1684.1
(a) (1) A licensee who fails or refuses to comply with a request for the dental records of a patient, that is accompanied by that patient's written...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1684.5
(a) In addition to other acts constituting unprofessional conduct under this chapter, it is unprofessional conduct for any dentist to perform or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1685
In addition to other acts constituting unprofessional conduct under this chapter, it is unprofessional conduct for a person licensed under this ...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1686
A person whose license, certificate, or permit has been revoked or suspended, who has been placed on probation, or whose license, certificate, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1687
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, with regard to an individual who is required to register as a sex offender pursuant to Section 290 of
California Business And Professions Code Section 1695
It is the intent of the Legislature that the Board of Dental Examiners of California seek ways and means to identify and rehabilitate licentiates...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1695.1
As used in this article: (a) "Board" means the Board of Dental Examiners of California. (b) "Committee" means a diversion evaluation committee...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1695.2
One or more diversion evaluation committees is hereby created in the state to be established by the board. The board shall establish criteria for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1695.3
Each member of a committee shall receive per diem and expenses as provided in Section 103.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1695.4
The board shall administer the provisions of this article.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1695.5
(a) The board shall establish criteria for the acceptance, denial, or termination of licentiates in a diversion program. Unless ordered by the board
California Business And Professions Code Section 1695.6
A committee created under this article operates under the direction of the program manager. The program manager has the primary responsibility to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1696
Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 9 (commencing with Section 11120) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1697
Each licentiate who requests participation in a diversion program shall agree to cooperate with the treatment program designed by the committee and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1698
(a) After the committee and the program manager in their discretion have determined that a licentiate has been rehabilitated and the diversion...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1699
The board shall provide for the representation of any person making reports to a committee or the board under this article in any action for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1700
Any person, company, or association is guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail not...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1700.5
Notwithstanding Section 1700, any person who holds a valid, unrevoked, and unsuspended certificate as a dentist under this chapter may append the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1701
Any person is for the first offense guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punishable by a fine of not less than two hundred dollars ($200) or more...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1701.1
(a) Notwithstanding Sections 1700 and 1701, a person who willfully, under circumstances or conditions that cause or create risk of bodily harm,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1701.5
Any association or partnership or corporation or group of three or more dentists, engaging in practice under any name that would otherwise be in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1702
Nothing in this article shall prohibit the conferring of degrees and the bestowing of diplomas by reputable dental colleges of this State which have...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1703
The board, or any member or officer thereof, may prefer a complaint for violation of this chapter, or any part thereof, before any court of competent
California Business And Professions Code Section 1705
In addition to the other proceedings provided for in this chapter, the superior court of any county, on application of the board, shall issue an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1705.5
Whenever any person has engaged or is about to engage in any acts or practices which constitute or will constitute an offense against this chapter,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1706
(a) Every complete upper or lower denture fabricated by a licensed dentist, or fabricated pursuant to the dentist's work order, shall be marked with...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1715
Licenses issued under the provisions of this chapter, unless specifically excepted, expire at 12 midnight on the legal birth date of a licentiate of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1715.1
The provisions of Sections 1715, 1716, 1717, 1718, 1718.1, 1718.2, and 1718.3 shall also apply to and govern the expiration, renewal, restoration,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1715.5
(a) A licensee shall, upon his or her initial licensure and any subsequent application for renewal, report the completion of any advanced educational
California Business And Professions Code Section 1716
Nothing contained in this chapter shall exempt from the payment of the renewal fee any person authorized to practice dentistry in the State of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1716.1
(a) Notwithstanding Section 1716, the board may, by regulation, reduce the renewal fee for a licensee who has practiced dentistry for 20 years or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1717
To renew an unexpired license, the licensee shall, before the time at which the license would otherwise expire, apply for renewal on a form...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1718
Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, an expired license may be renewed at any time within five years after its expiration on filing of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1718.1
A suspended license is subject to expiration and shall be renewed as provided in this article, but such renewal does not entitle the licensee, while...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1718.2
A revoked license is subject to expiration as provided in this article, but it may not be renewed. If it is reinstated after its expiration, the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1718.3
(a) A license which is not renewed within five years after its expiration may not be renewed, restored, reinstated, or reissued thereafter, but the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1719
Upon collection by the proper officer of the court, 75 percent of the fines or forfeitures of bail in any case in which any person is charged with a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1720
The executive officer shall on or before the 10th day of each month pay to the State Treasury and report to the Controller all fines, penalties, and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1721
Except as provided in Sections 1721.5, 1944, and 1945, all funds received by the Treasurer under the authority of this chapter shall be placed in the
California Business And Professions Code Section 1721
Except as provided in Sections 1721.5, 1944, and 1945, all funds received by the Treasurer under the authority of this chapter shall be placed in the
California Business And Professions Code Section 1721.5
(a) All funds received by the Treasurer pursuant to Section 1725 shall be placed in the State Dental Assistant Fund for the purposes of administering
California Business And Professions Code Section 1722
The amount of seven hundred dollars ($700) of the fund shall constitute a revolving fund and may be drawn upon the warrant of the president and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1723
All fines, penalties, and forfeitures, including the examination fee, imposed or collected by the board under any provision of this chapter shall be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1724
The amount of charges and fees for dentists licensed pursuant to this chapter shall be established by the board as is necessary for the purpose of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1724.5
The amount of fees payable in connection with permits issued under Section 1701.5 is as follows: (a) The initial permit fee is an amount equal to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1725
The amount of the fees prescribed by this chapter that relate to the licensing and permitting of dental assistants shall be established by board...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1740
It is the intention of the Legislature by enactment of this article to permit the full utilization of dental auxiliaries in order to meet the dental...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1741
As used in this article: (a) "Board" means the Dental Board of California. (b) "Direct supervision" means supervision of dental procedures...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1742
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that dental assistants provide a dental care service that is vital to good dental health. It is the intent...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1742
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that dental assistants provide a dental care service that is vital to good dental health. It is the intent...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1742.1
Protection of the public shall be the highest priority for the Committee on Dental Auxiliaries in exercising its licensing, regulatory, and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1743
(a) The board shall have the following duties and authority related to applications: (1) Shall review and evaluate all applications for licensure...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1743
(a) The board shall have the following duties and authority related to applications: (1) Shall review and evaluate all applications for licensure...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1744
(a) The members of the committee shall be appointed by the Governor. The terms of the member who is a board member and the member who has been...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1745
Each member of the committee shall receive a per diem and expenses as provided in Section 103.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1746
The committee may employ such employees as it may deem necessary to carry out the functions and responsibilities prescribed by this article.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1746.1
The committee shall evaluate all suggestions or requests for regulatory changes related to auxiliaries. The committee shall have the authority to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1747
The procedure on all matters relating to the denial, suspension, or revocation of licenses granted under this article shall be governed by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1748
Recommendations by the committee pursuant to this article shall be approved, modified, or rejected by the board within 90 days of submission of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1749
(a) The committee shall meet at least four times annually. The committee shall conduct additional meetings as are necessary in appropriate locations...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1749.1
In addition to any other examination required by this article, the board may require applicants for licensure under this article to successfully...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1750
(a) A dental assistant is an individual who, without a license, may perform basic supportive dental procedures, as authorized by Section 1750.1 and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1750
(a) A dental assistant is an individual who, without a license, may perform basic supportive dental procedures, as authorized by Section 1750.1 and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1750.1
(a) A dental assistant may perform the following duties under the general supervision of a supervising licensed dentist: (1) Extra-oral duties or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1750.2
(a) On and after January 1, 2010, the board may issue an orthodontic assistant permit to a person who files a completed application including a fee...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1750.3
A person holding an orthodontic assistant permit pursuant to Section 1750.2 may perform the following duties under the direct supervision of a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1750.4
(a) On and after January 1, 2010, the board may issue a dental sedation assistant permit to a person who files a completed application including a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1750.5
A person holding a dental sedation assistant permit pursuant to Section 1750.4 may perform the following duties under the direct supervision of a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1751
(a) At least once every seven years, the board shall review the allowable duties for dental assistants, registered dental assistants, registered...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1751
(a) At least once every seven years, the board shall review the allowable duties for dental assistants, registered dental assistants, registered...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1751
(a) At least once every seven years, the board shall review the allowable duties for dental assistants, registered dental assistants, registered...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1752.1
(a) The board may license as a registered dental assistant a person who files an application and submits written evidence, satisfactory to the board,
California Business And Professions Code Section 1752.3
(a) On and after January 1, 2010, the written examination for registered dental assistant licensure required by Section 1752.1 shall comply with...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1752.4
(a) A registered dental assistant may perform all of the following duties: (1) All duties that a dental assistant is allowed to perform. (2)...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1752.4
(a) A registered dental assistant may perform all of the following duties: (1) All duties that a dental assistant is allowed to perform. (2)...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1752.6
A registered dental assistant licensed on and after January 1, 2010, shall provide evidence of successful completion of a board-approved course in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1753
(a) On and after January 1, 2010, the board may license as a registered dental assistant in extended functions a person who submits written evidence,
California Business And Professions Code Section 1753.1
(a) The board may license as a registered dental assistant in extended functions a person who satisfies all of the following eligibility...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1753.4
On and after January 1, 2010, each applicant for licensure as a registered dental assistant in extended functions shall successfully complete an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1753.5
(a) A registered dental assistant in extended functions licensed on or after January 1, 2010, is authorized to perform all duties and procedures that
California Business And Professions Code Section 1753.6
(a) Each person who holds a license as a registered dental assistant in extended functions on the operative date of this section may only perform...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1753.7
(a) A licensed dentist may simultaneously utilize in his or her practice no more than three registered dental assistants in extended functions or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1753.7
(a) A licensed dentist may simultaneously utilize in his or her practice no more than three registered dental assistants in extended functions or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1754.5
As used in this article, the following definitions shall apply: (a) "Didactic instruction" means lectures, demonstrations, and other instruction...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1755
(a) (1) The criteria in subdivisions (b) to (h), inclusive, shall be met by a dental assisting program or course and all orthodontic assisting and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1756
In addition to the requirements of Section 1755, the following criteria shall be met by a course in infection control, as required in Sections 1750,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1756.1
In addition to the requirements of Section 1755, the following criteria shall be met by a orthodontic assistant permit course to secure and maintain...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1756.2
In addition to the requirements of Section 1755, the following criteria shall be met by a dental sedation assistant permit course to secure and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1757
(a) A registered dental assistant program shall receive board approval prior to operation. (1) In order for a registered dental assistant program...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1758
(a) In addition to the requirements of Section 1755, the following criteria shall be met by an educational program for registered dental assistants...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1760
The following functions may be performed by a registered dental hygienist in addition to those authorized pursuant to Sections 1760.5, 1761, 1762,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1760.5
(a) The practice of dental hygiene includes dental hygiene assessment, development, planning, and implementation of a dental hygiene care plan. It...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1761
A dental hygienist is authorized to perform the following procedures under direct supervision, after submitting to the board evidence of satisfactory
California Business And Professions Code Section 1762
A dental hygienist is authorized to perform the following procedures under general supervision: (a) Preventive and therapeutic interventions,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1763
(a) A dental hygienist may provide, without supervision, educational services, oral health training programs, and oral health screenings. (b) A...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1764
(a) Any procedure performed or service provided by a dental hygienist that does not specifically require direct supervision shall require general...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1765
No person other than a licensed dental hygienist or a licensed dentist may engage in the practice of dental hygiene or perform dental hygiene...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1766
(a) The board shall license as a registered dental hygienist a person who satisfies all of the following requirements: (1) Completion of an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1767
The board shall adopt regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this article.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1767
The board shall adopt regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this article.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1768
The board shall license as a registered dental hygienist in extended functions a person who meets all of the following requirements: (a) Holds a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1769
The board, in consultation with the committee, shall adopt regulations necessary to define the functions that may be performed by registered dental...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1771
Any person, other than a person who has been issued a license or permit by the board, who holds himself or herself out as a registered dental...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1772
The board shall seek to obtain an injunction against any dental hygienist who provides services in alternative practice pursuant to Sections 1774 and
California Business And Professions Code Section 1773
The provisions of Sections 1715, 1718, 1718.1, 1718.2, and 1718.3 shall govern the renewal, restoration, reinstatement, and reissuance of licenses...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1774
(a) The board shall license as a registered dental hygienist in alternative practice a person who demonstrates satisfactory performance on an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1775
(a) A registered dental hygienist in alternative practice may perform those preventive and therapeutic functions described in subdivision (a) of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1777
While employed by or practicing in a primary care clinic or specialty clinic licensed pursuant to Section 1204 of the Health and Safety Code, in a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1800
A dental corporation is a corporation that is authorized to render professional services, as defined in Sections 13401 and 13401.5 of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1804
Notwithstanding subdivision (i) of Section 1680 and subdivision (g) of Section 1701, the name of a dental corporation and any name or names under...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1805
Except as provided in Sections 13401.5 and 13403 of the Corporations Code, each director, shareholder, and officer of a dental corporation shall be a
California Business And Professions Code Section 1806
The income of a dental corporation attributable to professional services rendered while a shareholder is a disqualified person (as defined in the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1807
A dental corporation shall not do or fail to do any act the doing of which or the failure to do which would constitute unprofessional conduct under...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1808
The board may formulate and enforce rules and regulations to carry out the purposes and objectives of this article and the Moscone-Knox Professional...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1900
It is the intent of the Legislature by enactment of this article to permit the full utilization of registered dental hygienists, registered dental...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1901
There is hereby created within the jurisdiction of the Dental Board of California a Dental Hygiene Committee of California in which the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1902
For purposes of this article, the following definitions apply: (a) "Committee" means the Dental Hygiene Committee of California. (b) "Dental...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1903
(a) (1) The committee shall consist of nine members appointed by the Governor. Four shall be public members, one member shall be a practicing general
California Business And Professions Code Section 1904
The committee shall meet at least two times each calendar year and shall conduct additional meetings in appropriate locations that are necessary to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1905
(a) The committee shall perform the following functions: (1) Evaluate all registered dental hygienist, registered dental hygienist in alternative...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1905.1
Until January 1, 2010, the committee may contract with the dental board to carry out any of the provisions of this article. On and after January 1,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1905.2
Recommendations by the committee pursuant to this article shall be approved, modified, or rejected by the board within 90 days of submission of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1906
(a) The committee shall adopt, amend, and revoke regulations to implement the requirements of this article. (b) All regulations adopted by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1907
The following functions may be performed by a registered dental hygienist, in addition to those authorized pursuant to Sections 1908 to 1914,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1908
(a) The practice of dental hygiene includes dental hygiene assessment and development, planning, and implementation of a dental hygiene care plan. It
California Business And Professions Code Section 1909
A registered dental hygienist is authorized to perform the following procedures under direct supervision of a licensed dentist, after submitting to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1909.5
Courses of instruction for direct supervision duties added to the scope of practice of dental hygiene on or after July 1, 2009, shall be submitted by
California Business And Professions Code Section 1910
A registered dental hygienist is authorized to perform the following procedures under general supervision: (a) Preventive and therapeutic...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1911
(a) A registered dental hygienist may provide, without supervision, educational services, oral health training programs, and oral health screenings.
California Business And Professions Code Section 1912
Any procedure performed or service provided by a registered dental hygienist that does not specifically require direct supervision shall require...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1913
Unless otherwise specified in this chapter, a registered dental hygienist may perform any procedure or provide any service within the scope of his or
California Business And Professions Code Section 1914
A registered dental hygienist may use any material or device approved for use in the performance of a service or procedure within his or her scope of
California Business And Professions Code Section 1915
No person other than a registered dental hygienist, registered dental hygienist in alternative functions, or registered dental hygienist in extended...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1916
(a) An applicant for licensure under this article shall furnish fingerprint images for submission to state and federal criminal justice agencies,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1917
The committee shall license as a registered dental hygienist a person who satisfies all of the following requirements: (a) Completion of an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1917.1
(a) The committee may grant a license as a registered dental hygienist to an applicant who has not taken a clinical examination before the committee,
California Business And Professions Code Section 1917.2
(a) The committee shall license as a registered dental hygienist a third- or fourth-year dental student who is in good standing at an accredited...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1918
The committee shall license as a registered dental hygienist in extended functions a person who meets all of the following requirements: (a) Holds
California Business And Professions Code Section 1920
(a) A person who holds a current and active license as a registered dental hygienist in extended functions or a registered dental hygienist in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1921
In addition to any other duties or functions authorized by law, a registered dental hygienist in extended functions or a registered dental hygienist...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1922
The committee shall license as a registered dental hygienist in alternative practice a person who demonstrates satisfactory performance on an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1924
A person licensed as a registered dental hygienist who has completed the prescribed classes through the Health Manpower Pilot Project (HMPP) and who...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1925
A registered dental hygienist in alternative practice may practice, pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 1907, subdivision (a) of Section 1908, and
California Business And Professions Code Section 1926
A registered dental hygienist in alternative practice may perform the duties authorized pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 1907, subdivision (a)...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1927
A registered dental hygienist in alternative practice shall not do any of the following: (a) Infer, purport, advertise, or imply that he or she is
California Business And Professions Code Section 1928
A registered dental hygienist in alternative practice may submit or allow to be submitted any insurance or third-party claims for patient services...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1929
(a) A registered dental hygienist in alternative practice may hire other registered dental hygienists in alternative practice to assist in his or her
California Business And Professions Code Section 1930
A registered dental hygienist in alternative practice shall provide to the committee documentation of an existing relationship with at least one...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1931
(a) (1) A dental hygienist in alternative practice may provide services to a patient without obtaining written verification that the patient has been
California Business And Professions Code Section 1932
(a) The committee may, in its sole discretion, issue a probationary license to an applicant who has satisfied all requirements for licensure as a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1933
A licensee shall be issued a substitute license upon request and payment of the required fee. The request shall be accompanied by an affidavit or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1934
A licensee who changes his or her address of record shall notify the committee within 30 days of the change. A licensee who changes his or her legal...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1935
If not renewed, a license issued under the provisions of this article, unless specifically excepted, expires at 12 midnight on the last day of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1936
Except as otherwise provided in this article, an expired license may be renewed at any time within five years after its expiration by filing an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1936.1
(a) If the committee determines that the public health and safety would be served by requiring all holders of licenses under this article to continue
California Business And Professions Code Section 1937
A suspended license is subject to expiration and shall be renewed as provided in this article. The renewal does not entitle the licensee, while the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1938
A revoked license is subject to expiration as provided in this article. A revoked license may not be renewed. If it is reinstated after its...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1939
A license that is not renewed within five years after its expiration may not be renewed, restored, reinstated, or reissued. The holder of the license
California Business And Professions Code Section 1940
(a) A licensee who desires an inactive license shall submit an application to the committee on a form provided by the committee. (b) In order to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1941
It is the intent of this article that the committee grant or renew approval of only those educational programs for a registered dental hygienist, a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1943
(a) The committee may deny an application to take an examination for licensure as a registered dental hygienist, a registered dental hygienist in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1944
(a) The committee shall establish by resolution the amount of the fees that relate to the licensing of a registered dental hygienist, a registered...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1945
On July 1, 2009, a percentage of the funds in the State Dental Auxiliary Fund shall be transferred to the State Dental Hygiene Fund based on the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1947
A license issued under this article and a license issued under this chapter to a registered dental hygienist, to a registered dental hygienist in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1949
A licensee may have his or her license revoked or suspended, or may be reprimanded or placed on probation by the committee for unprofessional...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1950
(a) A licensee may have his or her license revoked or suspended, or may be reprimanded or placed on probation by the committee, for conviction of a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1950.5
Unprofessional conduct by a person licensed under this article is defined as, but is not limited to, any one of the following: (a) The obtaining...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1951
The committee may discipline a licensee by placing him or her on probation under various terms and conditions that may include, but are not limited...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1952
It is unprofessional conduct for a person licensed under this article to do any of the following: (a) Obtain or possess in violation of law, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1953
(a) A registered dental hygienist, registered dental hygienist in alternative practice, or registered dental hygienist in extended functions who...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1954
(a) It is unprofessional conduct for a person licensed under this article to perform, or hold himself or herself out as able to perform, professional
California Business And Professions Code Section 1955
(a) (1) A licensee who fails or refuses to comply with a request for a patient's dental hygiene records that is accompanied by that patient's written
California Business And Professions Code Section 1956
It is unprofessional conduct for a person licensed under this article to require, either directly or through an office policy, or knowingly permit...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1957
(a) A person whose license has been revoked or suspended, who has been placed on probation, or whose license was surrendered pursuant to a stipulated
California Business And Professions Code Section 1958
A person, company, or association is guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction, shall be punished by imprisonment in a county jail not less than...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1959
A person who holds a valid, unrevoked, and unsuspended certificate as a registered dental hygienist, registered dental hygienist in alternative...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1960
For the first offense, a person is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punishable by a fine of not less than two hundred dollars ($200) nor more...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1961
A person who willfully, under circumstances that cause risk of bodily harm, serious physical or mental illness, or death, practices, attempts to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1962
(a) An association, partnership, corporation, or group of three or more registered dental hygienists in alternative practice engaging in practice...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1963
The committee may prefer a complaint for violation of any part of this article before any court of competent jurisdiction and may, by its officers,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1964
In addition to the other proceedings provided for in this article, on application of the committee, the superior court of any county shall issue an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1965
If a person has engaged in or is about to engage in an act that constitutes an offense against this chapter, the superior court of any county, on...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1966
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that the committee seek ways and means to identify and rehabilitate licensees whose competency may be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1966.1
(a) The committee shall establish criteria for the acceptance, denial, or termination of licensees in a diversion program. Unless ordered by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1966.2
Each diversion evaluation committee shall have the following duties and responsibilities: (a) To evaluate those licensees who request to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1966.3
Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 9 (commencing with Section 11120) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1966.4
Each licensee who requests participation in a diversion program shall agree to cooperate with the treatment program designed by a diversion...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1966.5
(a) After a diversion evaluation committee, in its discretion, has determined that a licensee has been rehabilitated and the diversion program is...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1966.6
The committee shall provide for the representation of any person making reports to a diversion evaluation committee or the committee under this...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1970
There is hereby established in the Dental Board of California the Dental Corps Loan Repayment Program of 2002, which shall become operative on...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1970.5
It is the intent of the this article that the Dental Board of California, in consultation with the Office of Statewide Health Planning and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1971
For the purposes of this article, the following terms have the following meanings: (a) "Board" means the Dental Board of California. (b)...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1972
(a) Program applicants shall possess a current valid license to practice dentistry in this state issued by the board pursuant to Section 1626. (b)
California Business And Professions Code Section 1973
(a) The Dentally Underserved Account is hereby created in the State Dentistry Fund. (b) The sum of three million dollars ($3,000,000) is hereby...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1975
The terms of loan repayment granted under this article shall be as follows: (a) After a program participant has completed one year of providing...
California Business And Professions Code Section 1976
(a) On January 1, 2003, applications from dentists for program participation may be submitted. (b) The board shall report to the Legislature, no...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2000
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Medical Practice Act. Whenever a reference is made to the Medical Practice Act by the provisions
California Business And Professions Code Section 2001
(a) There is in the Department of Consumer Affairs a Medical Board of California that consists of 15 members, seven of whom shall be public members.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2001.1
Protection of the public shall be the highest priority for the Medical Board of California in exercising its licensing, regulatory, and disciplinary...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2002
Unless otherwise expressly provided, the term "board" as used in this chapter means the Medical Board of California. As used in this chapter or any...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2004
The board shall have the responsibility for the following: (a) The enforcement of the disciplinary and criminal provisions of the Medical Practice
California Business And Professions Code Section 2006
(a) On and after January 1, 2006, any reference in this chapter to an investigation by the board, or one of its divisions, shall be deemed to refer...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2007
Members of the board shall only be appointed from persons who have been citizens of this state for at least five years next preceding their...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2008
The board may appoint panels from its members for the purpose of fulfilling the obligations established in subdivision (c) of Section 2004. Any panel
California Business And Professions Code Section 2010
Each member of the board shall be appointed for a term of four years. Vacancies occuring on the board shall be filled by appointment of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2011
The appointing power may remove any member of the board for neglect of duty required by this chapter, incompetency, or unprofessional conduct.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2012
The board shall elect a president, a vice president, and a secretary from its members.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2013
(a) The board and a panel appointed under this chapter may convene from time to time as deemed necessary by the board. (b) Four members of a panel
California Business And Professions Code Section 2014
Notice of each meeting of the board shall be given in accordance with the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act (Article 9 (commencing with Section 11120) of
California Business And Professions Code Section 2015
The president of the board may call meetings of any duly appointed and created committee or panel of the board at a specified time and place.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2015.5
The board may establish advisory committees consisting of persons who have a physician's and surgeon's certificate issued by the board that is in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2016
Each member of the board and its committees shall receive per diem and travel expenses as provided in Section 103.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2017
The board and each committee or panel shall keep an official record of all their proceedings.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2018
The board may adopt, amend, or repeal, in accordance with the provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act, those regulations as may be necessary...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2019
The office of the board shall be in the City of Sacramento. Suboffices may be established in the Cities of Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2020
The board may employ an executive director exempt from the provisions of the Civil Service Act and may also employ investigators, legal counsel,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2021
(a) If the board publishes a directory pursuant to Section 112, it may require persons licensed pursuant to this chapter to furnish any information...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2022
The directory shall be prima facie evidence of the authority of the persons named therein to practice under this act, unless such authority has been...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2023
(a) The board, in conjunction with the Health Professions Education Foundation, shall study the issue of its providing medical malpractice insurance...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2023.5
(a) The board, in conjunction with the Board of Registered Nursing, and in consultation with the Physician Assistant Committee and professionals in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2024
(a) The board may select and contract with necessary medical consultants who are licensed physicians and surgeons to assist it in its programs. ...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2025
The board through its regular mailing shall notify all licensees of the existence of pain management guidelines published by the Agency for Health...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2026
The California Research Bureau (CRB) of the California State Library shall study the role of public disclosure in the public protection mandate of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2027
(a) On or after July 1, 2001, the board shall post on the Internet the following information in its possession, custody, or control regarding...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2028
(a) The Medical Board of California shall consult with the California State Board of Pharmacy and commission a study and report its results to the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2028.5
(a) The board may establish a pilot program to expand the practice of telemedicine in this state. (b) To implement this pilot program, the board...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2029
The board shall keep a copy of a complaint it receives regarding the poor quality of care rendered by a licensee for 10 years from the date the board
California Business And Professions Code Section 2030
The provisions of this chapter insofar as they are substantially the same as provisions relating to the same subject matter of previous medical...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2031
The rights given by any certificate issued under any preceding medical practice act are not affected by the enactment of this chapter, nor by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2032
"Person" means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or other organization, or any combination thereof, except that...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2033
"Professional" relates to the art and science of medicine and surgery and to such other arts and sciences as may be included within the field of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2034
"Medical licensing authority" refers to any officer, board, commission, or department of another state upon whose certificate a reciprocity...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2036
Whenever a course of instruction is required for any certificate, it shall be satisfied by a resident course of medical instruction. Whenever a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2037
Whenever any requirement is provided for any certificate relating to a medical school or hospital, or any reference is made to a medical school or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2038
Whenever the words "diagnose" or "diagnosis" are used in this chapter, they include any undertaking by any method, device, or procedure whatsoever,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2039
All certificates issued by the board shall state the extent and character of the practice which is permitted.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2040
The terms "license" and "certificate" as used in this chapter are deemed to be synonomous.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2041
The term "licensee" as used in this chapter means the holder of a physician's and surgeon's certificate or doctor of podiatric medicine's...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2050
The Division of Licensing shall issue one form of certificate to all physicians and surgeons licensed by the board which shall be designated as a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2051
The physician's and surgeon's certificate authorizes the holder to use drugs or devices in or upon human beings and to sever or penetrate the tissues
California Business And Professions Code Section 2052
(a) Notwithstanding Section 146, any person who practices or attempts to practice, or who advertises or holds himself or herself out as practicing,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2052.5
(a) The proposed registration program developed pursuant to subdivision (b) shall provide that, for purposes of the proposed registration program:
California Business And Professions Code Section 2053.5
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person who complies with the requirements of Section 2053.6 shall not be in violation of Section...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2053.6
(a) A person who provides services pursuant to Section 2053.5 that are not unlawful under Section 2051 or 2052 shall, prior to providing those...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2054
(a) Any person who uses in any sign, business card, or letterhead, or, in an advertisement, the words "doctor" or "physician," the letters or prefix...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2055
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person issued a physician's and surgeon's certificate by the Medical Board of California pursuant to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2056
(a) The purpose of this section is to provide protection against retaliation for physicians who advocate for medically appropriate health care for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2056.1
(a) The purpose of this section is to ensure that health care service plans and their contracting entities do not enter into contracts with...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2058
(a) Nothing in this chapter prohibits service in the case of emergency, or the domestic administration of family remedies. (b) Nothing in this...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2060
Nothing in this chapter applies to any practitioner located outside this state, when in actual consultation, whether within this state or across...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2061
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as limiting the practice of other persons licensed, certified, or registered under any other provision of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2062
Testing and guidance programs in schools, colleges, and universities and physical fitness tests given by public and private agencies in connection...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2063
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed so as to discriminate against any particular school of medicine or surgery, school or college of podiatric
California Business And Professions Code Section 2064
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prevent a regularly matriculated student undertaking a course of professional instruction in an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2064.1
Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 2064 or any other provisions of this chapter, a regularly matriculated student undertaking a course of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2064.2
No medical school or clinical training program shall deny access to elective clerkships or preceptorships in any medical school or clinical training...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2065
Unless otherwise provided by law, no postgraduate trainee, intern, resident, postdoctoral fellow, or instructor may engage in the practice of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2066
(a) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit a foreign medical graduate from engaging in the practice of medicine whenever and wherever
California Business And Professions Code Section 2067
An applicant for a physician's and surgeon's certificate who is found by the Division of Licensing to be deficient in the education and clinical...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2068
This chapter shall not be construed to prohibit any person from providing nutritional advice or giving advice concerning proper nutrition. However,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2069
(a) (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a medical assistant may administer medication only by intradermal, subcutaneous, or intramuscular
California Business And Professions Code Section 2070
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a medical assistant may perform venipuncture or skin puncture for the purposes of withdrawing blood upon...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2071
The Division of Licensing shall adopt and administer regulations that establish standards for technical supportive services that may be performed by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2072
Notwithstanding any other provision of law and subject to the provisions of the State Civil Service Act, any person who is licensed to practice...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2073
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person who is licensed to practice medicine in any other state who meets the requirements for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2074
Nothing in this chapter shall prohibit the employment of a licensed physician and surgeon practicing in the specialty of ophthalmology by an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2075
The performance of acupuncture by a certified acupuncturist or other licentiate legally authorized to practice acupuncture within his or her scope of
California Business And Professions Code Section 2076
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a physician and surgeon who is licensed to practice medicine in another state or country shall be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2076.5
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a physician and surgeon lawfully practicing medicine in another state or country may be exempted from
California Business And Professions Code Section 2077
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a physician and surgeon may delegate various orthopaedic medical tasks to individuals who have...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2078
(a) As used in this section, "DMSO" means dimethyl sulfoxide. (b) A licensed physician and surgeon shall, prior to treating a patient with a DMSO
California Business And Professions Code Section 2079
(a) A physician and surgeon who desires to administer general anesthesia in the office of a dentist pursuant to Section 1646.9, shall provide the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2080
(a) Except as otherwise provided, the provisions of this article applicable to applications generally shall apply to all certificates issued. (b)...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2081
Each application shall be made upon a form provided by the Division of Licensing, and each application form shall contain a legal verification to be
California Business And Professions Code Section 2082
Each application shall include the following: (a) A diploma issued by an approved medical school. The requirements of the school shall have been...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2083
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), each application for a certificate shall be accompanied by the fee required by this chapter and shall be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2084
The Division of Licensing may approve every school which substantially complies with the requirements of this chapter for resident courses of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2085
(a) Notwithstanding Section 2084, a graduate of an approved medical school located in the United States or Canada who has graduated from a special...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2086
The Division of Licensing may utilize medical consultants and investigators employed by the board pursuant to Section 2020 to evaluate the curricula...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2087
If any medical school is not approved by the Division of Licensing or any applicant for licensure is rejected by it, then the school or the applicant
California Business And Professions Code Section 2089
(a) Each applicant for a physician's and surgeon's certificate shall show by official transcript or other official evidence satisfactory to the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2089.5
(a) Clinical instruction in the subjects listed in subdivision (b) of Section 2089 shall meet the requirements of this section and shall be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2089.7
(a) The requirement of four weeks of clinical course instruction in family medicine shall apply only to those applicants for licensure who graduate...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2090
"Human sexuality" as used in Sections 2089 and 2191 means the study of a human being as a sexual being and how he or she functions with respect...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2091
The requirement that instruction in child abuse detection and treatment be provided shall apply only to applicants who matriculate on or after...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2091.1
The requirement that instruction in alcoholism and other chemical substance dependency be provided applies only to applicants who matriculate on or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2091.2
The requirements that instruction in spousal or partner abuse detection and treatment be provided shall apply only to applicants who matriculate on...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2096
In addition to other requirements of this chapter, before a physician's and surgeon's license may be issued, each applicant, including an applicant...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2099
Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the Division of Licensing may delegate to any member of the division its authority to approve...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2099.5
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an originating license for an osteopathic physician's and surgeon's certificate issued by the Osteopathic
California Business And Professions Code Section 2100
The provisions of this article shall apply to all applications of graduates of medical schools located outside the United States or Canada. Such...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2102
Any applicant whose professional instruction was acquired in a country other than the United States or Canada shall provide evidence satisfactory to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2103
An applicant who is a citizen of the United States shall be eligible for a physician's and surgeon's certificate if he or she has completed the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2104
The Division of Licensing shall approve programs of supervised clinical training in hospitals for the purpose of providing basic clinical training to
California Business And Professions Code Section 2104.5
The board, in consultation with various medical schools located in California, the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, and executive
California Business And Professions Code Section 2105
No hospital licensed by this state, or operated by the state or a political subdivision thereof, or which receives state financial assistance,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2107
(a) The Legislature intends that the Division of Licensing shall have the authority to substitute postgraduate education and training to remedy...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2111
(a) Physicians who are not citizens but who meet the requirements of subdivision (b), are legally admitted to the United States, and who seek...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2112
(a) Physicians who are not citizens but are legally admitted to the United States and who seek postgraduate study, may, after application to and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2113
(a) Any person who does not immediately qualify for a physician's and surgeon's certificate under this chapter and who is offered by the dean of an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2115
(a) Physicians who are not citizens but are legally admitted to the United States and who seek postgraduate study may, after application to and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2135
The Division of Licensing shall issue a physician and surgeon' s certificate to an applicant who meets all of the following requirements: (a) The...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2135.5
Upon review and recommendation, the Division of Licensing may determine that an applicant for a physician's and surgeon's certificate has satisfied...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2141
(a) An applicant under this article shall file a verified application on a form furnished by the Division of Licensing. (b) Each application shall
California Business And Professions Code Section 2143
An applicant for a reciprocity certificate need not have completed the first year of postgraduate training required in Section 2096 prior to the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2144
The Division of Licensing may make an independent investigation of the educational qualifications and the ability and standing of the applicant. ...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2151
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Division of Licensing may issue a physician and surgeon's certificate to a diplomate of the National...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2153
In addition to the requirements of Section 164, a certificate issued under this article shall include in its description the basis upon which the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2153.5
Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, the Osteopathic Medical Board of California shall issue an osteopathic physician's and surgeon's...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2155
For the purposes of this article: (a) "Division" means the Division of Licensing. (b) "The practice of medicine" means all activities...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2160
The interest to be paid shall be two percentage points less than the authorized interest rate on California Water Bonds at the time of the loan.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2163
The loan shall be repayable to the Contingent Fund of the Medical Board of California in equal or graduated periodic installments, according to a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2164
Where any borrower who has obtained one or more loans under this article engages in the practice of medicine in an area deficient in physician...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2166
The liability to repay the unpaid balance of the loan and accrued interest thereon shall be cancelled upon the death of the borrower, or if the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2167
The division may assess a charge with respect to a loan made under this article for failure of the borrower to pay all or part of an installment when
California Business And Professions Code Section 2168
(a) A special faculty permit authorizes the holder to practice medicine only within the medical school itself and any affiliated institution in which
California Business And Professions Code Section 2168.1
(a) Any person who meets all of the following eligibility requirements may apply for a special faculty permit: (1) Is academically eminent. For...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2168.2
An application for a special faculty permit shall be made on a form prescribed by the Division of Licensing and shall include any information that...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2168.3
A special faculty permit may be denied, suspended, or revoked for any violation that would be grounds for denial, suspension, or revocation of a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2168.4
(a) A special faculty permit expires and becomes invalid at midnight on the last day of the permitholder's birth month during the second year of a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2168.5
The Medical Board of California shall report to the Legislature by December 31, 2011, on the status of the special faculty permit program.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2170
(a) All applicants for a physician's and surgeon's certificate shall take the examination provided for in this article unless provisions of this...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2171
All examinations shall be designed to ascertain the applicant' s fitness to practice medicine. Unless otherwise provided the examination shall be in
California Business And Professions Code Section 2172
The Division of Licensing may appoint qualified persons to give the whole or any portion of any examination as provided in this chapter, who shall be
California Business And Professions Code Section 2173
The examination shall be conducted in the English language. Upon the submission of satisfactory proof from the applicant that he or she is unable to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2174
The examinations may be conducted in any part of the state or another state designated by the Division of Licensing. A notice of each examination...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2175
Examination records shall be kept on file by the Division of Licensing for a period of two years or more. Examinees shall be known and designated by
California Business And Professions Code Section 2176
Examinations for a physician's and surgeon's certificate may be conducted by the Division of Licensing under a uniform examination system, and for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2177
(a) A passing score is required for an entire examination or for each part of an examination, as established by resolution of the Division of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2179
The Division of Licensing shall insure that nutrition is included on the examination for a certificate as a physician and surgeon.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2183
An applicant for a physician's and surgeon's certificate shall pass the national examination for medical licensure in biomedical sciences and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2184
(a) Each applicant shall obtain on the written examination a passing score, established by the division pursuant to Section 2177. (b) Passing...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2186
An applicant who is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners shall not be required to take the written examination prescribed by this...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2190
In order to insure the continuing competence of licensed physicians and surgeons the Division of Licensing shall adopt and administer standards for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2190.1
(a) The continuing medical education standards of Section 2190 may be met by educational activities that meet the standards of the Division of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2190.2
The Division of Licensing shall establish criteria that providers of continuing medical education shall follow to ensure attendance by licensees...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2190.3
All general internists and family physicians who have a patient population of which over 25 percent are 65 years of age or older shall complete at...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2190.5
(a) All physicians and surgeons shall complete a mandatory continuing education course in the subjects of pain management and the treatment of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2191
(a) In determining its continuing education requirements, the Division of Licensing shall consider including a course in human sexuality as defined...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2191.1
The Division of Licensing shall encourage every physician and surgeon to take a course in pharmacology and pharmaceuticals as part of his or her...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2191.2
The division shall encourage every physician and surgeon to take a course in geriatric medicine, including geriatric pharmacology, as part of his or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2196
The board shall periodically develop and disseminate information and educational material regarding the detection and treatment of child abuse and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2196.1
The board shall periodically develop and disseminate information and educational material regarding the detection and treatment of elder abuse and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2196.2
The board shall periodically develop and disseminate information and educational material regarding pain management techniques and procedures to each
California Business And Professions Code Section 2196.5
The board shall periodically disseminate information and educational material regarding the detection and treatment of spousal or partner abuse to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2198
(a) This article shall be known and may be cited as the Cultural and Linguistic Competency of Physicians Act of 2003. The cultural and linguistic...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2198.1
For purposes of this article, "cultural and linguistic competency" means cultural and linguistic abilities that can be incorporated into therapeutic...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2200
California is currently experiencing a geographical and specialty maldistribution of physicians and surgeons. It is the intent of the Legislature to
California Business And Professions Code Section 2201
For the purposes of this article: (a) "Commission" means the California Healthcare Workforce Policy Commission. (b) "Division" means the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2202
The division shall administer the loan program to licensed physicians and surgeons.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2204
No licensed physician and surgeon shall be awarded a loan under this article unless he or she meets the following requirements: (a) The applicant
California Business And Professions Code Section 2205
Applications for loans shall be made to the division, upon forms provided by it, at the times and in the manner prescribed by the regulations adopted
California Business And Professions Code Section 2206
The division shall award loans on the basis of local need and those areas of the state which are deficient in primary care services, as determined by
California Business And Professions Code Section 2208
Loans made pursuant to this article shall be repayable to the Contingent Fund of the Medical Board of California or cancelled under the following...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2209
The liability to repay the loan shall be cancelled upon the death of the borrower, or if the division determines that he or she has become...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2210
(a) In addition to the principal of the loan, interest shall accrue on the principal of all loans made at a rate which shall be two percentage points
California Business And Professions Code Section 2212
The division may assess a charge with respect to a loan made under this article for failure of the borrower to pay all or part of an installment when
California Business And Professions Code Section 2213
The commission shall, under the provisions of this article, make a determination in priority as to which areas of the state are deficient in primary...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2215
The Legislature finds and declares that in this state, significant surgeries are being performed in unregulated out-of-hospital settings. The...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2216
On or after July 1, 1996, no physician and surgeon shall perform procedures in an outpatient setting using anesthesia, except local anesthesia or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2216.1
On and after July 1, 2000, it is unprofessional conduct for a physician and surgeon to perform procedures in any outpatient setting except in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2216.2
(a) It is unprofessional conduct for a physician and surgeon to fail to provide adequate security by liability insurance, or by participation in an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2217
The Division of Licensing of the Medical Board of California may adopt regulations to implement this article and Chapter 1.3 (commencing with Section
California Business And Professions Code Section 2220
Except as otherwise provided by law, the Division of Medical Quality may take action against all persons guilty of violating this chapter. The...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2220.05
(a) In order to ensure that its resources are maximized for the protection of the public, the Medical Board of California shall prioritize its...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2220.08
(a) Except for reports received by the board pursuant to Section 805 that may be treated as complaints by the board and new complaints relating to a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2220.5
(a) The Medical Board of California is the only licensing board that is authorized to investigate or commence disciplinary actions relating to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2220.6
The board shall investigate any licensee against whom an information or indictment has been filed that alleges a violation of Section 550 of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2220.7
(a) A physician and surgeon shall not include or permit to be included any of the following provisions in an agreement to settle a civil dispute...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2221
(a) The board may deny a physician's and surgeon's certificate to an applicant guilty of unprofessional conduct or of any cause that would subject a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2221.05
(a) Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 2221, the board may issue a physician's and surgeon's certificate to an applicant who has committed...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2221.1
(a) The board and the Board of Podiatric Medicine shall investigate and may take disciplinary action, including, but not limited to, revocation or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2222
The California Board of Podiatric Medicine shall enforce and administer this article as to doctors of podiatric medicine. Any acts of unprofessional
California Business And Professions Code Section 2224
(a) The board may delegate the authority under this chapter to conduct investigations and inspections and to institute proceedings to the executive...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2225
(a) Notwithstanding Section 2263 and any other provision of law making a communication between a physician and surgeon or a doctor of podiatric...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2225.3
The board, the California Board of Podiatric Medicine, and the Attorney General, shall return any original documents received pursuant to Section...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2225.5
(a) (1) A licensee who fails or refuses to comply with a request for the medical records of a patient, that is accompanied by that patient's written...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2226
The Division of Medical Quality or the Senior Assistant Attorney General of the Health Quality Enforcement Section may inspect a licensed general or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2227
(a) A licensee whose matter has been heard by an administrative law judge of the Medical Quality Hearing Panel as designated in Section 11371 of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2227.5
The board shall keep a copy of a complaint it receives concerning the unprofessional conduct of a licensee for seven years or until the statute of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2228
The authority of the board or the California Board of Podiatric Medicine to discipline a licensee by placing him or her on probation includes, but is
California Business And Professions Code Section 2229
(a) Protection of the public shall be the highest priority for the Division of Medical Quality, the California Board of Podiatric Medicine, and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2230
(a) All proceedings against a licensee for unprofessional conduct, or against an applicant for licensure for unprofessional conduct or cause, shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2230.5
(a) Except as provided in subdivisions (b), (c), and (e), any accusation filed against a licensee pursuant to Section 11503 of the Government Code...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2231
An administrative law judge as designated in Section 11371 of the Government Code may utilize the procedures in Section 11515 of the Government Code...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2232
(a) Except as provided in subdivisions (b), (c), and (d), the board shall promptly revoke the license of any person who, at any time after January 1,
California Business And Professions Code Section 2233
The board may, by stipulation or settlement with the affected physician and surgeon, issue a public letter of reprimand after it has conducted an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2234
The Division of Medical Quality shall take action against any licensee who is charged with unprofessional conduct. In addition to other provisions...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2234.1
(a) A physician and surgeon shall not be subject to discipline pursuant to subdivision (b), (c), or (d) of Section 2234 solely on the basis that the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2235
Upon referral from the division, the Senior Assistant Attorney General of the Health Quality Enforcement Section shall initiate action against any...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2236
(a) The conviction of any offense substantially related to the qualifications, functions, or duties of a physician and surgeon constitutes...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2236.1
(a) A physician and surgeon's certificate shall be suspended automatically during any time that the holder of the certificate is incarcerated after...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2237
(a) The conviction of a charge of violating any federal statutes or regulations or any statute or regulation of this state, regulating dangerous...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2238
A violation of any federal statute or federal regulation or any of the statutes or regulations of this state regulating dangerous drugs or controlled
California Business And Professions Code Section 2239
(a) The use or prescribing for or administering to himself or herself, of any controlled substance; or the use of any of the dangerous drugs...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2240
(a) Any physician and surgeon who performs a scheduled medical procedure outside of a general acute care hospital, as defined in subdivision (a) of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2241
(a) A physician and surgeon may prescribe, dispense, or administer prescription drugs, including prescription controlled substances, to an addict...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2241.5
(a) A physician and surgeon may prescribe for, or dispense or administer to, a person under his or her treatment for a medical condition dangerous...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2241.6
The Division of Medical Quality shall develop standards before June 1, 2002, to assure the competent review in cases concerning the management,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2242
(a) Prescribing, dispensing, or furnishing dangerous drugs as defined in Section 4022 without an appropriate prior examination and a medical...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2242.1
(a) No person or entity may prescribe, dispense, or furnish, or cause to be prescribed, dispensed, or furnished, dangerous drugs or dangerous...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2243
Upon referral by the National Health Services Corps to the Attorney General of the United States of any physician or surgeon who fails to provide...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2244
A physician and surgeon who collects biological specimens for clinical testing or examination shall secure or ensure that his or her employees,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2246
Any proposed decision or decision issued under this article that contains any finding of fact that the licensee engaged in any act of sexual ...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2247
(a) A licensee shall meet the requirements set forth in subdivision (f) of Section 1031 of the Government Code prior to performing either of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2248
This section shall be known as, and may be cited as, the Grant H. Kenyon Prostate Cancer Detection Act. (a) If a physician and surgeon, during a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2248.5
(a) A standardized written summary in layman's language and in a language understood by patients shall be approved by the State Department of Health
California Business And Professions Code Section 2249
(a) A physician and surgeon primarily responsible for providing a patient an annual gynecological examination shall provide that patient during the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2250
The willful failure to comply with the requirements of Article 6 (commencing with Section 14191) of Chapter 7 of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2251
The prescribing, dispensing, administering, or furnishing of liquid silicone for the purpose of injecting such substance into a human breast or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2252
The violation of Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 109250) of Part 4 of Division 104 of the Health and Safety Code, or any violation of an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2253
(a) Failure to comply with the Reproductive Privacy Act (Article 2.5 (commencing with Section 123460) of Chapter 2 of Part 2 of Division 106 of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2254
The violation of Section 123440 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to research on aborted products of human conception, constitutes...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2255
The violation of any provision of Chapter 2.3 (commencing with Section 1400) of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to the unlawful...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2256
Any intentional violation of Sections 5326.2 to 5326.8, inclusive, of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to the rights of involuntarily...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2257
The violation of Section 109275 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to informed consent for the treatment of breast cancer, constitutes...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2258
The violation of Section 1708.5 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to the use of laetrile or amygdalin with respect to cancer therapy,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2259
(a) A physician and surgeon shall give each patient a copy of the standardized written summary, as developed pursuant to subdivision (e), describing...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2259.5
(a) A physician and surgeon shall give each patient a copy of the standardized written summary, as developed pursuant to subdivision (e), describing...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2259.7
The Medical Board of California shall adopt extraction and postoperative care standards in regard to body liposuction procedures performed by a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2260
(a) A physician and surgeon who removes sperm or ova from a patient shall, before the sperm or ova are used for a purpose other than reimplantation...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2260.5
A violation of Section 24185 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to human cloning, constitutes unprofessional conduct.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2261
Knowingly making or signing any certificate or other document directly or indirectly related to the practice of medicine or podiatry which falsely...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2262
Altering or modifying the medical record of any person, with fraudulent intent, or creating any false medical record, with fraudulent intent,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2263
The willful, unauthorized violation of professional confidence constitutes unprofessional conduct.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2264
The employing, directly or indirectly, the aiding, or the abetting of any unlicensed person or any suspended, revoked, or unlicensed practitioner to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2266
The failure of a physician and surgeon to maintain adequate and accurate records relating to the provision of services to their patients constitutes...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2271
Any advertising in violation of Section 17500, relating to false or misleading advertising, constitutes unprofessional conduct.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2272
Any advertising of the practice of medicine in which the licensee fails to use his or her own name or approved fictitious name constitutes...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2273
(a) Except as otherwise allowed by law, the employment of runners, cappers, steerers, or other persons to procure patients constitutes unprofessional
California Business And Professions Code Section 2274
(a) The use by any licensee of any certificate, of any letter, letters, word, words, term, or terms either as a prefix, affix, or suffix indicating...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2275
Any person who held a physician's and surgeon's certificate under the jurisdiction of the Osteopathic Medical Board of California and a degree of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2276
Unless the holder of any certificate provided for in this chapter has been granted the degree of doctor of osteopathy after the completion of a full...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2277
Unless the holder of any certificate provided for in this chapter has been granted the degree of doctor of podiatric medicine after the completion of
California Business And Professions Code Section 2278
Unless a person authorized under this chapter to use the title "doctor" or the letters or prefix "Dr." holds a physician's and surgeon's certificate,
California Business And Professions Code Section 2280
No licensee shall practice medicine while under the influence of any narcotic drug or alcohol to such an extent as to impair his or her ability to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2281
A physician and surgeon or a student undertaking a course of professional instruction or a clinical training program, may not perform a pelvic...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2282
The regular practice of medicine in a licensed general or specialized hospital having five or more physicians and surgeons on the medical staff,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2282.5
(a) The medical staff's right of self-governance shall include, but not be limited to, all of the following: (1) Establishing, in medical staff...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2282.5
(a) The medical staff's right of self-governance shall include, but not be limited to, all of the following: (1) Establishing, in medical staff...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2283
The regular practice of medicine in a licensed general or specialized hospital having less than five physicians and surgeons on the medical staff,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2284
(a) A licensed physician and surgeon or a licensed podiatrist, or a group of physicians and surgeons or podiatrists, or a medical or podiatry...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2285
The use of any fictitious, false, or assumed name, or any name other than his or her own by a licensee either alone, in conjunction with a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2286
It shall constitute unprofessional conduct for any licensee to violate, to attempt to violate, directly or indirectly, to assist in or abet the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2287
The purchase, sale, or barter, or offering to purchase, sell, or barter any medical or podiatric degree, or any degree, diploma, certificate,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2288
The impersonation of any applicant or acting as proxy for any applicant in any examination required under this chapter for a certificate constitutes...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2289
The impersonation of another licensed practitioner or permitting or allowing another person to use his or her certificate to engage in the practice...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2290
The provisions of Article 4 (commencing with Section 580) of Chapter 1, relating to frauds of medical records, degrees, diplomas, certificates, and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2290.5
(a) (1) For the purposes of this section, "telemedicine" means the practice of health care delivery, diagnosis, consultation, treatment, transfer of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2291
It is unprofessional conduct for any licensee not a member or authorized official of the board, or of the California Board of Podiatric Medicine in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2292
(a) A licensee may be ordered to undergo a professional competency examination if, after investigation and review by a medical expert designated by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2293
(a) The professional competency examination shall be in the form of an oral clinical examination to be administered by three physician examiners...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2294
(a) If the division proceeds pursuant to the provisions of Sections 2292 and 2293 and the physician passes the professional competency examination...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2305
The revocation, suspension, or other discipline, restriction, or limitation imposed by another state upon a license or certificate to practice...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2306
If a licensee's right to practice medicine is suspended, he or she shall not engage in the practice of medicine during the term of such suspension. ...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2307
(a) A person whose certificate has been surrendered while under investigation or while charges are pending or whose certificate has been revoked or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2310
(a) If a physician and surgeon possesses a license or is otherwise authorized to practice medicine (1) in any state other than California or (2) by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2311
Whenever any person has engaged in or is about to engage in any acts or practices that constitute or will constitute an offense against this chapter,
California Business And Professions Code Section 2312
The Division of Medical Quality shall seek to obtain an injunction against any physician and surgeon within its jurisdiction if the division has...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2313
The Division of Medical Quality shall report annually to the Legislature, no later than October 1 of each year, the following information: (a) The
California Business And Professions Code Section 2314
(a) Unless it is otherwise expressly provided, any person, whether licensed under this chapter or not, who violates any provision of this article is...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2315
(a) Except as otherwise provided by law, any person found guilty of a misdemeanor for a violation of this chapter shall be punished by a fine of not...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2317
If a person, not a regular employee of the board, is hired, under contract, or retained under any other arrangement, paid or unpaid, to provide...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2318
In addition to any immunity afforded by Sections 43.8 and 47 of the Civil Code, if applicable, any person, including, but not limited to, a physician
California Business And Professions Code Section 2319
(a) The board shall set as a goal the improvement of its disciplinary system by January 1, 1992, so that an average of no more than six months will...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2330
Complainants against licensees of the board, including licensees of allied health boards within the jurisdiction of the board, and of the Board of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2332
(a) The Division of Medical Quality or the Health Quality Enforcement Section of the office of the Attorney General may establish panels or lists of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2334
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, with respect to the use of expert testimony in matters brought by the Medical Board of California, no
California Business And Professions Code Section 2335
(a) All proposed decisions and interim orders of the Medical Quality Hearing Panel designated in Section 11371 of the Government Code shall be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2336
The Division of Medical Quality and the California Board of Podiatric Medicine shall adopt rules, pursuant to Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2337
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, superior court review of a decision revoking, suspending, or restricting a license shall take preference...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2360
It is the intent of the Legislature that the Osteopathic Medical Board of California seek ways and means to identify and rehabilitate osteopathic...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2361
As used in this article: (a) "Board" means the Osteopathic Medical Board of California. (b) "Diversion program" means a treatment program...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2362
One or more diversion evaluation committees are hereby created in the state to be established by the board. The board shall establish criteria and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2363
Each member of the committee shall receive per diem and expenses as provided in Section 103.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2364
The board shall administer this article.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2365
(a) The board shall establish criteria for the acceptance, denial, or termination of participants in the diversion program. Unless ordered by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2366
A committee created under this article operates under the direction of the diversion program manager. The program manager has the primary...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2367
(a) Each licensee who requests participation in a treatment program shall agree to cooperate with the treatment program designed by the committee and
California Business And Professions Code Section 2368
An administrative fee to be established by the board, may be charged for participation in the program; all costs of treatment shall be paid by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2369
(a) After the committee and the program manager, in their discretion, have determined that a participant has been rehabilitated and the program is...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2370
The board shall provide for the representation of any persons making reports to the diversion evaluation committee or to the board under this article
California Business And Professions Code Section 2380
There is created within the board a Bureau of Medical Statistics. The purpose of the bureau is to provide the board and its divisions with...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2381
As used in this article, "bureau" means the Bureau of Medical Statistics.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2382
The bureau shall conduct such research, including the gathering of appropriate statistics, as deemed desirable by the board and its divisions and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2383
The bureau may prepare and issue the information questionnaire and report therefrom as required in Chapter 1.6 (commencing with Section 920).
California Business And Professions Code Section 2386
The bureau shall be the repository for all reports filed with the board pursuant to Article 11 (commencing with Section 800) of Chapter 2, and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2392
The board shall report at least annually to the Legislature on the data collected by the bureau pursuant to this article. Such reports and any data...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2395
No licensee, who in good faith renders emergency care at the scene of an emergency, shall be liable for any civil damages as a result of any acts or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2395.5
(a) A licensee who serves on an on-call basis to a hospital emergency room, who in good faith renders emergency obstetrical services to a person...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2396
No licensee, who in good faith upon the request of another person so licensed, renders emergency medical care to a person for medical complication...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2397
(a) A licensee shall not be liable for civil damages for injury or death caused in an emergency situation occurring in the licensee's office or in a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2398
No licensee, who in good faith and without compensation renders voluntary emergency medical assistance to a participant in a community college or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2400
Corporations and other artificial legal entities shall have no professional rights, privileges, or powers. However, the Division of Licensing may in
California Business And Professions Code Section 2401
(a) Notwithstanding Section 2400, a clinic operated primarily for the purpose of medical education by a public or private nonprofit university...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2401.1
(a) The Legislature finds and declares as follows: (1) Due to the large number of uninsured and underinsured Californians, a number of California...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2402
The provisions of Section 2400 do not apply to a medical or podiatry corporation practicing pursuant to the Moscone-Knox Professional Corporation Act
California Business And Professions Code Section 2406
A medical corporation or podiatry corporation is a corporation which is authorized to render professional services, as defined in Sections 13401 and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2407
A medical or podiatry corporation shall be subject to the provisions of Sections 2285 and 2415.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2408
Except as provided in Sections 13401.5 and 13403 of the Corporations Code, each shareholder, director and officer of a medical or podiatry...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2409
The income of a medical and podiatry corporation attributable to professional services rendered while a shareholder is a disqualified person, as...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2410
A medical or podiatry corporation shall not do or fail to do any act the doing of which or the failure to do which would constitute unprofessional...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2411
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the offering and operation by a medical corporation of a health care service plan licensed pursuant to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2412
The Division of Licensing may adopt and enforce regulations to carry out the purposes and objectives of this article and the Moscone-Knox...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2413
This article shall apply to medical corporations which have physicians and surgeons licensed by the Osteopathic Medical Board of California as...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2415
(a) Any physician and surgeon or any doctor of podiatric medicine, as the case may be, who as a sole proprietor, or in a partnership, group, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2416
Physicians and surgeons and doctors of podiatric medicine may conduct their professional practices in a partnership or group of physician and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2417
(a) If the Department of Insurance has evidence that a business is being operated in violation of this chapter, Part 4 (commencing with Section...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2418
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares all of the following: (1) The State of California is facing a growing crisis in physician supply...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2420
The provisions of this article apply to, determine the expiration of, and govern the renewal of, each of the following certificates, licenses,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2421
As used in this article, the terms: (a) "License" includes "certificate," "permit," and "registration." (b) "Licensee" includes the holder of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2422
All licenses expire and become invalid at 12 midnight on the last day of February of each even-numbered year if not renewed. To renew an unexpired
California Business And Professions Code Section 2423
(a) Notwithstanding Section 2422: (1) All physician and surgeon's certificates, certificates to practice podiatric medicine, registrations of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2424
(a) The Division of Licensing or the California Board of Podiatric Medicine, as the case may be, shall notify in writing by certified mail, return...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2425
(a) The Division of Licensing may prepare and mail to every licensed physician at the time of license renewal a questionnaire containing any...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2425.1
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) Currently, California is experiencing an access to health care crisis that, in large...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2425.3
(a) The Medical Board of California shall request that a licensed physician report to the board, at the time of license renewal, any specialty board...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2426
(a) A licensee shall report to the board at the time of renewal of a license any financial interest that the licensee or a member of the licensee's...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2427
(a) Except as provided in Section 2429, a license which has expired may be renewed at any time within five years after its expiration on filing an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2428
(a) A person who fails to renew his or her license within five years after its expiration may not renew it, and it may not be reissued, reinstated,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2429
(a) A license which is suspended for unprofessional conduct is subject to expiration and shall be renewed as provided in this article, but such...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2432
Upon filing an application therefor, containing such information as the licensing authority may require and accompanied by the required duplicate...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2433
Upon filing an application therefor, containing such information as the licensing authority may require and accompanied by the required endorsement...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2435
The following fees apply to the licensure of physicians and surgeons: (a) Each applicant for a certificate based upon a national board diplomate...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2435.1
(a) In addition to the fees charged for the initial issuance or biennial renewal of a physician and surgeon's certificate pursuant to Section 2435,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2435.2
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if Article 14 (commencing with Section 2340) becomes inoperative or the diversion program described...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2435.3
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if Section 12529.6 of the Government Code remains operative on or after July 1, 2008, and is not...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2436
The fees in this article fixed by the board shall be set forth as emergency regulations duly adopted by the Division of Licensing.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2436.5
(a) In addition to the fees charged for the initial issuance or biennial renewal of a physician and surgeon's certificate pursuant to Section 2435,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2437
The board may fix a fee for the approval of postgraduate training for clinical service programs approved by the Division of Licensing at an amount...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2439
(a) Every licensee is exempt from the payment of the renewal fee and requirement for continuing medical education if the licensee has applied to the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2440
(a) Every licensee is exempt from the payment of the renewal fee while engaged in full-time training or active service in the Army, Navy, Air Force,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2441
Any licensee who demonstrates to the satisfaction of the board that he or she is unable to practice medicine due to a disability may request a waiver
California Business And Professions Code Section 2442
The renewal fee shall be waived for a physician and surgeon residing in California who certifies to the Medical Board of California that license...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2443
The following fees apply to fictitious-name permits issued under Section 2415: (a) The initial permit fee shall be fifty dollars ($50). If the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2445
All moneys paid to and received by the board shall be paid into the State Treasury and shall be credited to the Contingent Fund of the Medical Board...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2446
Unless otherwise expressly provided in this chapter, all fines imposed or forfeitures of bail collected by any court in connection with any violation
California Business And Professions Code Section 2447
The board shall refund any fees, fines, or forfeitures in accordance with the provisions of Section 158. The board may expend from its contingent...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2448
Notwithstanding the possession by a licensee of a renewal receipt or other acknowledgement of renewal of licensure, a license issued and renewed may,
California Business And Professions Code Section 2450
There is a Board of Osteopathic Examiners of the State of California, established by the Osteopathic Act, which shall be known as the Osteopathic...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2450.1
Protection of the public shall be the highest priority for the Osteopathic Medical Board of California in exercising its licensing, regulatory, and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2451
The words "Medical Board of California," the term "board," or any reference to a division of the Medical Board of California as used in this chapter...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2452
This chapter applies to the Osteopathic Medical Board of California so far as consistent with the Osteopathic Act. Unless otherwise provided, this...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2453
(a) It is the policy of this state that holders of M.D. degrees and D.O. degrees shall be accorded equal professional status and privileges as...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2453.5
Individuals possessing physician's and surgeon's certificates issued by the Osteopathic Medical Board of California shall not hold themselves out to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2454.5
In order to ensure the continuing competence of licensed osteopathic physicians and surgeons, the board shall adopt and administer standards for the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2455
The amount of fees and refunds is that established by the following schedule for any certificate issued by the Osteopathic Medical Board of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2456
(a) Each person holding a certificate issued by the Osteopathic Medical Board of California residing in or out of California shall pay the board a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2456.1
All osteopathic physician's and surgeon's certificates shall expire at 12 midnight on the last day of the birth month of the licensee during the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2456.2
(a) The board shall notify in writing by certified mail, return receipt requested, any physician and surgeon who does not renew his or her license...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2456.3
Except as provided in Section 2429, a license which has expired may be renewed at any time within five years after its expiration by filing an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2457
The failure of any person holding a certificate issued by the Osteopathic Medical Board of California to pay the biennial license fee during the time
California Business And Professions Code Section 2457.5
(a) In addition to Article 12 (commencing with Section 2220), the charging, or obtaining of an unconscionable fee for professional services rendered...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2458
When the prosecution for a violation of this chapter is initiated by the Osteopathic Medical Board of California, 75 percent of all fines and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2459
The Osteopathic Medical Board of California shall not issue any drugless practitioner's certificates under this chapter or any other law. All...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2459.5
An osteopathic physician and surgeon licensed pursuant to the Osteopathic Initiative Act may utilize the services of an aide to assist the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2459.6
(a) For the purposes of Section 2459.5 and this section: (1) "Osteopathic physician and surgeon" means a person defined in the Osteopathic...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2459.7
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no osteopathic physician and surgeon shall utilize an osteopathic aide to perform services other than...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2460
There is created within the jurisdiction of the Medical Board of California and its divisions the California Board of Podiatric Medicine. This...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2460.1
Protection of the public shall be the highest priority for the California Board of Podiatric Medicine in exercising its licensing, regulatory, and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2461
As used in this article: (a) "Division" means the Division of Licensing of the Medical Board of California. (b) "Board" means the California...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2462
The board shall consist of seven members, three of whom shall be public members. Not more than one member of the board shall be a full-time faculty...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2463
Each member of the board, except the public members, shall be appointed from persons having all of the following qualifications: (a) Be a citizen...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2464
The public members shall be appointed from persons having all of the following qualifications: (a) Be a citizen of this state for at least five...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2465
No person who directly or indirectly owns any interest in any college, school, or other institution engaged in podiatric medical instruction shall be
California Business And Professions Code Section 2466
All members of the board shall be appointed for terms of four years. Vacancies shall immediately be filled by the appointing power for the unexpired...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2467
(a) The board may convene from time to time as it deems necessary. (b) Four members of the board constitute a quorum for the transaction of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2468
Notice of each meeting of the board shall be given in accordance with the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act (Article 9 (commencing with Section 11120) of
California Business And Professions Code Section 2469
Each member of the board shall receive per diem and expenses as provided in Section 2016.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2470
The board may adopt, amend, or repeal, in accordance with the provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act, regulations necessary to enable the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2471
Except as provided by Section 159.5, the board may employ, within the limits of the funds received by the board, all personnel necessary to carry out
California Business And Professions Code Section 2472
(a) The certificate to practice podiatric medicine authorizes the holder to practice podiatric medicine. (b) As used in this chapter, "podiatric...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2474
Any person who uses in any sign or in any advertisement or otherwise, the word or words "doctor of podiatric medicine," "doctor of podiatry,"...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2475
Unless otherwise provided by law, no postgraduate trainee, intern, resident postdoctoral fellow, or instructor may engage in the practice of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2475.1
Before a resident's license may be issued, each applicant shall show by evidence satisfactory to the board, submitted directly to the board by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2475.2
As used in this article, "podiatric residency" means a program of supervised postgraduate clinical training, one year or more in duration, approved...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2475.3
(a) The board shall approve podiatric residency programs, as defined in Section 2475.2, in the field of podiatric medicine, for persons who are...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2476
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prevent a regularly matriculated student undertaking a course of professional instruction in an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2477
Nothing in this chapter prohibits the manufacture, the recommendation, or the sale of either corrective shoes or appliances for the human feet.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2479
The division shall issue, upon the recommendation of the board, a certificate to practice podiatric medicine to each applicant who meets the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2480
The board shall have full authority to investigate and to evaluate each applicant applying for a certificate to practice podiatric medicine and to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2481
Each applicant who commenced professional instruction in podiatric medicine after September 1, 1959, shall show by an official transcript or other...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2483
(a) Each applicant for a certificate to practice podiatric medicine shall show by an official transcript or other official evidence satisfactory to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2484
In addition to any other requirements of this chapter, before a certificate to practice podiatric medicine may be issued, each applicant shall show...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2486
The division shall issue, upon the recommendation of the board, a certificate to practice podiatric medicine if the applicant meets all of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2488
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the division shall issue, upon the recommendation of the board, a certificate to practice podiatric...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2492
(a) The board shall examine every applicant for a certificate to practice podiatric medicine to ensure a minimum of entry-level competence at the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2493
(a) An applicant for a certificate to practice podiatric medicine shall pass an examination in the subjects required by Section 2483 in order to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2495
Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the board may delegate to officials of the board the authority to approve the admission of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2496
In order to ensure the continuing competence of persons licensed to practice podiatric medicine, the board shall adopt and administer regulations in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2497
(a) The board may order the denial of an application for, or the suspension of, or the revocation of, or the imposition of probationary conditions...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2497.5
(a) The board may request the administrative law judge, under his or her proposed decision in resolution of a disciplinary proceeding before the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2498
(a) The board shall have the responsibility for reviewing the quality of podiatric medical practice carried out by persons licensed to practice...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2499
There is in the State Treasury the Board of Podiatric Medicine Fund. Notwithstanding Section 2445, the division shall report to the Controller at the
California Business And Professions Code Section 2499.5
The following fees apply to certificates to practice podiatric medicine. The amount of fees prescribed for doctors of podiatric medicine shall be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2499.6
The fees in this article shall be fixed by the board in accordance with Section 313.1.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2499.8
Any licensee who demonstrates to the satisfaction of the board that he or she is unable to practice podiatric medicine due to a disability may...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2500
The boards acknowledge the significant interest of physicians and patients alike in integrating preventative approaches and holistic-based...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2501
In fulfilling their responsibilities under this article, the boards shall , on or before July 1, 2002, establish disciplinary policies and procedures
California Business And Professions Code Section 2505
This article shall be known and may be cited as the Licensed Midwifery Practice Act of 1993.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2506
As used in this article the following definitions shall apply: (a) "Board" means the Medical Board of California. (b) "Licensed midwife" means...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2507
(a) The license to practice midwifery authorizes the holder, under the supervision of a licensed physician and surgeon, to attend cases of normal...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2508
(a) A licensed midwife shall disclose in oral and written form to a prospective client all of the following: (1) All of the provisions of Section...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2509
The board shall create and appoint a Midwifery Advisory Council consisting of licensees of the board in good standing, who need not be members of the
California Business And Professions Code Section 2511
(a) No person, other than one who has been licensed to practice midwifery by the board, shall hold himself or herself out as a licensed midwife, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2512
The board shall issue a license to practice midwifery to all applicants who meet the requirements of this article and who pay the fee required by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2512.5
A person is qualified for a license to practice midwifery when he or she satisfies one of the following requirements: (a) (1) Successful...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2513
(a) An approved midwifery education program shall offer the opportunity for students to obtain credit by examination for previous midwifery education
California Business And Professions Code Section 2514
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prevent a bona fide student who is enrolled or participating in a midwifery education program or who is
California Business And Professions Code Section 2514.5
(a) Within 60 days following January 1, 1998, the board shall adopt regulations setting forth educational requirements. To develop these...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2515
The board shall approve specific educational programs intended to meet the requirements of subdivision (a) of Section 2512.5 and Section 2514 for the
California Business And Professions Code Section 2515.5
Each applicant shall show by evidence satisfactory to the board that he or she has met the educational standards established by the board pursuant to
California Business And Professions Code Section 2516
(a) Each licensed midwife who assists, or supervises a student midwife in assisting, in childbirth that occurs in an out-of-hospital setting shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2517
A person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor violation of Section 2052, prior to the effective date of this article, shall not be barred from...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2518
(a) Licenses issued pursuant to this article shall be renewable every two years upon payment of the fee prescribed by Section 2520 and submission of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2519
The board may suspend or revoke the license of a midwife for any of the following: (a) Unprofessional conduct, which includes, but is not limited...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2520
(a) (1) The fee to be paid upon the filing of a license application shall be fixed by the board at not less than seventy-five dollars ($75) nor more...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2521
Any person who violates this article is guilty of a misdemeanor.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2529
Graduates of the Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute, the Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, the San Francisco Psychoanalytic
California Business And Professions Code Section 2529.5
Each person to whom registration is granted under the provisions of this chapter shall pay into the Contingent Fund of the Medical Board of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2530
This act may be cited as the "Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Licensure Act."
California Business And Professions Code Section 2530.1
The Legislature finds and declares that the practice of speech-language pathology and audiology in California affects the public health, safety, and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2530.2
As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires: (a) "Board" means the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board or any...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2530.3
(a) A person represents himself or herself to be a speech-language pathologist when he or she holds himself or herself out to the public by any title
California Business And Professions Code Section 2530.4
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as authorizing a speech-language pathologist or audiologist to practice medicine, surgery, or any other...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2530.5
(a) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as restricting hearing testing conducted by licensed physicians and surgeons or by persons conducting...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2530.6
Speech-language pathologists and audiologists supervising speech-language pathology or audiology aides shall register with the board the name of each
California Business And Professions Code Section 2531
(a) There is in the Department of Consumer Affairs a Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board in which the enforcement and administration of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2531.02
Protection of the public shall be the highest priority for the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board in exercising its licensing, regulatory,
California Business And Professions Code Section 2531.05
The Hearing Aid Dispensers Examining Committee shall appoint one of its members to serve as liaison to the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2531.1
(a) Each member of the board shall hold office for a term of four years, and shall serve until the appointment and qualification of his or her...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2531.2
The membership of the board shall include three licensed speech-language pathologists, three licensed audiologists, and three public members one of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2531.3
The board shall examine every applicant for a speech-language pathology license or an audiology license at the time and place designated by the board
California Business And Professions Code Section 2531.4
The board shall have full authority to investigate and to evaluate each and every applicant applying for a license to practice speech-language...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2531.5
The board shall issue, suspend, and revoke licenses and approvals to practice speech-language pathology and audiology as authorized by this chapter.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2531.6
The Governor has power to remove from office any member of the board for neglect of any duty required by this chapter, for incompetency, or for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2531.7
The board shall elect annually a chairperson and vice chairperson from among its members. The board shall hold at least one regular meeting each...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2531.75
(a) The board may appoint a person exempt from civil service who shall be designated as an executive officer and who shall exercise the powers and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2531.75
(a) The board may appoint a person exempt from civil service who shall be designated as an executive officer and who shall exercise the powers and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2531.8
Five members of the board shall at all times constitute a quorum.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2531.9
Each member of the board shall receive a per diem and expenses as provided in Section 103.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2531.95
The board shall from time to time adopt the regulations that may be necessary to effectuate this chapter. In adopting regulations the board shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2532
No person shall engage in the practice of speech-language pathology or audiology or represent himself or herself as a speech-language pathologist or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2532.1
(a) Each person desiring to obtain a license shall make application to the board, upon a form as prescribed by the board. (b) A separate license...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2532.2
To be eligible for licensure by the board as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist, the applicant shall possess all of the following...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2532.3
(a) Upon approval of an application filed pursuant to Section 2532.1, and upon the payment of the fee prescribed by subdivision (i) of Section...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2532.4
(a) The board may direct applicants to be examined for knowledge in whatever theoretical or applied fields in speech-language pathology or audiology...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2532.5
Every person holding a license under this chapter shall display it conspicuously in his or her primary place of practice.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2532.6
(a) The Legislature recognizes that the education and experience requirements of this chapter constitute only minimal requirements to assure the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2532.7
(a) Upon approval of an application filed pursuant to Section 2532.1, and upon payment of the fee prescribed by Section 2534.2, the board may issue a
California Business And Professions Code Section 2532.8
(a) The board shall deem a person who holds a valid certificate of clinical competence in speech-language pathology or audiology issued by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2533
The board may refuse to issue, or issue subject to terms and conditions, a license on the grounds specified in Section 480, or may suspend, revoke,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2533.1
A plea or verdict of guilty or a conviction following a plea of nolo contendere made to a charge substantially related to the qualifications,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2533.2
Proceedings under this article shall be conducted in accordance with Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 11500) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2533.3
Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail not...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2533.4
Whenever any person other than a licensed speech-language pathologist or audiologist has engaged in any act or practice which constitutes an offense...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2534
The board shall report to the Controller at the beginning of each month for the month preceding the amount and source of all revenue received by it...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2534.1
The board shall keep records that will reasonably ensure that funds expended in the administration of each licensing or registration category shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2534.2
The amount of the fees prescribed by this chapter is that established by the following schedule: (a) The application fee and renewal fee shall be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2535
(a) All licenses issued as of January 1, 1992, shall expire at 12 a.m. of the last date of the birth month of the licensee during the second year of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2535.2
Except as provided in Section 2535.3, a license that has expired may be renewed at any time within five years after its expiration upon filing of an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2535.4
A person who fails to renew his or her license within the five years after its expiration may not renew it, and it may not be restored, reissued, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2536
A speech-language pathology corporation or an audiology corporation is a corporation which is authorized to render professional services, as defined...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2537
It shall constitute unprofessional conduct and a violation of this chapter for any person licensed under this chapter to violate, attempt to violate,
California Business And Professions Code Section 2537.1
A speech-language pathology corporation or an audiology corporation shall not do or fail to do any act that the doing or failing to do would...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2537.2
Except as provided in Sections 13401.5 and 13403 of the Corporations Code, each shareholder, director and officer of a speech-language pathology...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2537.3
The income of a speech-language pathology corporation or an audiology corporation attributable to professional services rendered while a shareholder...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2537.4
(a) The name of a speech-language pathology corporation under which it may render professional services shall include one of the words specified in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2537.5
The board may adopt and enforce regulations to carry out the purposes and objectives of this article, and the Moscone-Knox Professional Corporation...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2538
A person seeking approval as a speech-language pathology assistant shall make application to the board for that approval.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2538.1
(a) The board shall adopt regulations, in collaboration with the State Department of Education, the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, and the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2538.3
(a) A person applying for approval as a speech-language pathology assistant shall have graduated from a speech-language pathology assistant associate
California Business And Professions Code Section 2538.5
This article shall not be construed to limit the utilization of a speech aide or other personnel employed by a public school working under the direct
California Business And Professions Code Section 2538.7
(a) No person who is not registered as a speech-language pathology assistant shall utilize the title speech-language pathology assistant or a similar
California Business And Professions Code Section 2540
No person other than a physician and surgeon or optometrist may measure the powers or range of human vision or determine the accommodative and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2540.1
Any reference to the "Division of Medical Quality" or to the "Division of Licensing" in this chapter shall be deemed to refer to the Medical Board of
California Business And Professions Code Section 2541
A prescription ophthalmic device includes each of the following: (a) Any spectacle or contact lens ordered by a physician and surgeon or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2541.1
(a) A spectacle lens prescription shall include all of the following: (1) The dioptric power of the lens. When the prescription needed by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2541.2
(a) (1) The expiration date of a contact lens prescription shall not be less than one to two years from the date of issuance, unless the patient's...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2541.3
(a) The State Department of Public Health, the State Board of Optometry and the Division of Licensing and Division of Medical Quality of the Medical...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2541.6
No prescription ophthalmic device that does not meet the standards adopted by the State Department of Public Health, the State Board of Optometry, or
California Business And Professions Code Section 2542
A registered dispensing optician shall fit, adjust, or dispense contact lenses, including plano contact lenses, only on the valid prescription of a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2543
(a) Except as provided in the Nonresident Contact Lens Seller Registration Act (Chapter 5.45 (commencing with Section 2546), the right to dispense,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2544
An assistant in the office of a physician and surgeon or optometrist acting under the direct responsibility and supervision of the physician and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2545
(a) Whenever any person has engaged, or is about to engage, in any acts or practices which constitute, or will constitute, an offense against this...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2546
This act may be cited as the "Nonresident Contact Lens Seller Registration Act."
California Business And Professions Code Section 2546.1
(a) On and after January 1, 1997, no person located outside California shall ship, mail, or deliver in any manner, contact lenses at retail to a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2546.2
All references in this chapter to the division shall mean the Medical Board of California.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2546.3
The division may adopt, amend, or repeal any rules and regulations that are reasonably necessary to carry out this chapter.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2546.4
Application for registration as a nonresident contact lens seller shall be made on forms prescribed by the division, accompanied by the fee...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2546.5
In order to obtain and maintain registration, a nonresident contact lens seller shall: (a) Be in good standing and either registered or otherwise...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2546.6
(a) Contact lenses may be sold only upon receipt of a written prescription or a copy of a written prescription and may be sold in quantities...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2546.7
(a) A certificate may be denied, suspended, revoked, or otherwise subjected to discipline for any of the following: (1) Incompetence, gross...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2546.8
Every registration issued to a nonresident contact lens seller shall expire 24 months after the initial date of issuance. To renew an unexpired...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2546.9
The amount of fees prescribed in connection with the registration of nonresident contact lens sellers is that established by the following schedule:
California Business And Professions Code Section 2546.10
(a) Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of not less than one thousand dollars ($1,000) nor more...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2550
Individuals, corporations, and firms engaged in the business of filling prescriptions of physicians and surgeons licensed by the Division of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2550.1
All references in this chapter to the board or the Board of Medical Examiners or division shall mean the Medical Board of California.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2551
Individuals, corporations, and firms shall make application for registration and shall not engage in that business prior to being issued a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2552
Each application shall be verified under oath by the person required to sign the application and shall designate the name, address, and business...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2553
If the board, after investigation, approves the application, it shall register the applicant and issue to the applicant a certificate of dispensing...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2553.5
(a) A registered dispensing optician may fit and adjust spectacle lenses and frames or take facial measurements in any of the following locations:
California Business And Professions Code Section 2553.6
The board shall deny any application for registration under this chapter if any person licensed under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 2000) of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2554
Each registrant shall conspicuously and prominently display at each registered location the name of the registrant's employee who is currently...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2555
Certificates issued hereunder may in the discretion of the division be suspended or revoked or subjected to terms and conditions of probation for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2555.1
In the discretion of the Division of Licensing, a certificate issued hereunder may be suspended or revoked if an individual certificate holder or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2556
It is unlawful to do any of the following: to advertise the furnishing of, or to furnish, the services of a refractionist, an optometrist, or a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2556.5
Any person who holds himself out as a "dispensing optician" or "registered dispensing optician" or who uses any other term or letters indicating or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2557
This chapter shall not affect any person licensed as an optometrist under Chapter 7 of Division II of this code, or any physician and surgeon...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2558
Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2559
Whenever any person has engaged, or is about to engage, in any acts or practices which constitute, or will constitute, a violation of any provision...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2559.1
On and after January 1, 1988, no individual may fit and adjust spectacle lenses unless the registration requirement of Section 2550 is complied with,
California Business And Professions Code Section 2559.2
(a) An individual shall apply for registration as a registered spectacle lens dispenser on forms prescribed by the division. The division shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2559.3
A certificate issued to a registered spectacle lens dispenser may, in the discretion of the division, be suspended or revoked for violating or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2559.4
This article shall not apply to a technician fitting spectacle lenses in the office of a physician and surgeon or optometrist pursuant to Section...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2559.5
This article shall become operative on January 1, 1988. However, the division may, prior to that date, accept and process applications, including the
California Business And Professions Code Section 2559.6
No spectacle lens prescription that is issued on or after January 1, 1999, shall be dispensed unless the prescription meets the requirements of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2560
No individual may fit and adjust contact lenses, including plano contact lenses, unless the registration requirement of Section 2550 is complied...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2561
An individual shall apply for registration as a registered contact lens dispenser on forms prescribed by the division. The division shall register...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2562
Upon satisfactory completion of the fitting of contact lenses, but in no event more than 60 days after receipt of the prescription, a registered...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2563
A certificate issued to a registered contact lens dispenser may in the discretion of the division be suspended or revoked for violating or attempting
California Business And Professions Code Section 2564
The provisions of this article shall not apply to a technician fitting contact lenses in the office of a physician and surgeon or optometrist while...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2564.5
A registered dispensing optician fitting contact lenses shall maintain accessible handwashing facilities on the premises and those facilities shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2564.6
A registered dispensing optician shall comply with the applicable provisions of Section 2541.2.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2565
The amount of fees prescribed in connection with the registration of dispensing opticians shall be as set forth in this section unless a lower fee is
California Business And Professions Code Section 2566
The amount of fees prescribed in connection with certificates for contact lens dispensers, unless a lower fee is fixed by the division, is as...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2566.1
The amount of fees prescribed in connection with certificates for spectacle lens dispensers shall be as set forth in this section unless a lower fee...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2567
(a) The provisions of Article 19 (commencing with Section 2420) and Article 20 (commencing with Section 2435) of Chapter 5 which are not inconsistent
California Business And Professions Code Section 2568
The board shall report to the Controller at the beginning of each month for the month preceding the amount and source of all revenue received by it...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2569
The powers and duties of the board, as set forth in this chapter, shall be subject to the review required by Division 1.2 (commencing with Section...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570
This chapter may be cited as the Occupational Therapy Practice Act.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.1
The Legislature finds and declares that the practice of occupational therapy in California affects the public health, safety, and welfare and there...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.2
As used in this chapter, unless the context requires otherwise: (a) "Appropriate supervision of an aide" means that the responsible occupational...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.3
(a) No person shall practice occupational therapy or hold himself or herself out as an occupational therapist or as being able to practice...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.4
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as preventing or restricting the practice, services, or activities of any of the following persons: (a)
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.5
(a) A limited permit may be granted to any person who has completed the education and experience requirements of this chapter. (b) A person who...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.6
An applicant applying for a license as an occupational therapist or certification as an occupational therapy assistant shall file with the board a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.7
(a) An applicant who has satisfied the requirements of Section 2570.6 may apply for examination for licensure or certification in a manner prescribed
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.8
For the purposes of verifying a license issued under this chapter, a person may rely on the licensure information posted on the board's Internet Web...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.9
The board shall issue a license or certificate to any applicant who meets the requirements of this chapter, including the payment of the prescribed...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.10
(a) Any license or certificate issued under this chapter shall be subject to renewal as prescribed by the board and shall expire unless renewed in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.11
Upon a written request, the board may grant inactive status to an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant who is in good standing,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.13
(a) Consistent with this section, subdivisions (a), (b), and (c) of Section 2570.2, and accepted professional standards, the board shall adopt rules...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.14
An initial applicant who has not been actively engaged in the practice of occupational therapy within the past five years shall provide to the board,
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.15
Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants trained outside of the United States and its possessions shall be required to satisfy the
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.16
Initial license or certification and renewal fees shall be established by the board in an amount that does not exceed a ceiling of one hundred fifty...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.18
(a) On and after January 1, 2003, a person shall not represent to the public by title, by description of services, methods, or procedures, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.185
An occupational therapist shall document his or her evaluation, goals, treatment plan, and summary of treatment in the patient record. Patient...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.19
(a) There is hereby created a California Board of Occupational Therapy, hereafter referred to as the board. The board shall enforce and administer...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.20
(a) The board shall administer, coordinate, and enforce the provisions of this chapter, evaluate the qualifications, and approve the examinations for
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.21
Subject to Sections 107 and 154, the board may employ an executive officer and other officers and employees
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.22
All fees collected by the board shall be paid into the State Treasury and shall be credited to the Occupational Therapy Fund which is hereby created.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.23
Any person who violates Section 2570.3 is guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not more than five...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.24
If any provision of this chapter, or the application thereof to any person or circumstance, is held invalid, that invalidity shall not affect other...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.25
Protection of the public shall be the highest priority for the California Board of Occupational Therapy in exercising its licensing, regulatory, and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.26
(a) The board may, after a hearing, deny, suspend, revoke, or place on probation a license, certificate, inactive license, inactive certificate, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.27
(a) The board may discipline a licensee by any or a combination of the following methods: (1) Placing the license on probation with terms and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.28
The board may deny or discipline a licensee for any of the following: (a) Unprofessional conduct, including, but not limited to, the following:
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.29
In addition to other acts constituting unprofessional conduct within the meaning of this chapter, it is unprofessional conduct for a person licensed...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.30
The board shall retain jurisdiction to proceed with any investigation, action or disciplinary proceeding against a license, or to render a decision...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.31
If a license is suspended, the holder may not practice occupational therapy during the term of suspension. Upon the expiration of the term of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2570.32
(a) A holder of a license that has been revoked, suspended, or placed on probation, may petition the board for reinstatement or modification of a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2571
(a) An occupational therapist licensed pursuant to this chapter and certified by the board in the use of physical agent modalities may apply topical...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2585
(a) Any person representing himself or herself as a registered dietitian shall meet one of the following qualifications: (1) Been granted, prior...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2586
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a registered dietitian, or other nutritional professional meeting the qualifications set forth in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2586.2
A person may engage in the activities set forth in subdivision (a) of Section 2586 if the person meets both of the following requirements: (a) The
California Business And Professions Code Section 2586.4
A person may engage in the activities set forth in subdivision (d) of Section 2586 if the person meets both of the following requirements: (a) The
California Business And Professions Code Section 2586.6
A person may engage in the activities set forth in subdivision (a) of Section 2586 for six months from the date that he or she completed a supervised
California Business And Professions Code Section 2586.8
A person may engage in the activities set forth in subdivision (d) of Section 2586 for six months from the date he or she completed the supervised...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2590
(a) For purposes of this section, "perfusion" means those functions necessary for the support, treatment, measurement, or supplementation of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2591
(a) After completion of an approved perfusion training program, as defined in Section 2592, and until notification of passage of the entire...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2592
(a) Except as otherwise provided in Section 2590, all persons calling themselves perfusionists shall be graduates of an approved perfusion training...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2593
(a) During the period of any clinical training provided by an approved perfusion training program, perfusion may be performed by a student enrolled...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2595
Nothing in this chapter shall limit, preclude, or otherwise interfere with the practices of other persons licensed or otherwise authorized to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2596
It is the intent of the Legislature that authority be reserved to the Division of Licensing of the Medical Board of California to adopt examination,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2600
This chapter may be cited as the Physical Therapy Practice Act.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2601
"Board" as used in this chapter means the Physical Therapy Board of California.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2602
The Physical Therapy Board of California, hereafter referred to as the board, shall enforce and administer this chapter. This section shall become...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2602.1
Protection of the public shall be the highest priority for the Physical Therapy Board of California in exercising its licensing, regulatory, and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2603
The members of the board consist of the following: one physical therapist involved in the education of physical therapists, three physical...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2604
The members of the board shall be appointed for a term of four years, expiring on the first day of June of each year. The Governor shall appoint...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2604.5
The public members shall be appointed from persons having all of the following qualifications: (a) Be a citizen of California. (b) Shall not be
California Business And Professions Code Section 2606
Each member of the board shall receive a per diem and expenses as provided in Section 103.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2607
The board may employ, subject to law, such clerical assistants and, except as provided in Section 159.5, other employees as it may deem necessary to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2607.5
The board may appoint a person exempt from civil service who shall be designated as an executive officer and who shall exercise the powers and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2608
The procedure in all matters and proceedings relating to the denial, suspension, or revocation of licenses under this chapter shall be governed by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2608.5
Each member of the board, or any licensed physical therapist appointed by the board, may inspect, or require reports from, a general or specialized...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2609
The board shall issue, suspend, and revoke licenses and approvals to practice physical therapy as provided in this chapter.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2611
The board shall hold at least one regular meeting annually in the Cities of Sacramento, Los Angeles and San Francisco. The board may convene from...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2612
Notice of each meeting of the board shall be given in accordance with the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act (Article 9 (commencing with Section 11120) of
California Business And Professions Code Section 2613
The board may appoint qualified persons to give the whole or any portion of any examination as provided in this chapter, who shall be designated as a
California Business And Professions Code Section 2614
(a) The board shall hear all matters, including but not limited to, any contested case or any petition for reinstatement, restoration, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2615
The board shall from time to time adopt regulations that may be necessary to effectuate this chapter. In adopting regulations the board shall comply
California Business And Professions Code Section 2620
(a) Physical therapy means the art and science of physical or corrective rehabilitation or of physical or corrective treatment of any bodily or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2620.3
A physical therapist licensed pursuant to this chapter may apply topical medications as part of the practice of physical therapy as defined in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2620.5
A physical therapist may, upon specified authorization of a physician and surgeon, perform tissue penetration for the purpose of evaluating...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2620.7
(a) A physical therapist shall document his or her evaluation, goals, treatment plan, and summary of treatment in the patient record. (b) A...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2621
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as authorizing a physical therapist to practice medicine, surgery, or any other form of healing except as...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2622
"Physical therapist" and "physical therapist technician" mean a person who is licensed pursuant to this chapter to practice physical therapy. For...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2630
It is unlawful for any person or persons to practice, or offer to practice, physical therapy in this state for compensation received or expected, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2632
All licenses for the practice of physical therapy in this state shall be issued by the board, and all applications for the licenses shall be filed...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2633
(a) A person holding a license as a physical therapist issued by the board may use the title "physical therapist" or the letters "P.T." or any other...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2634
The board may investigate each and every applicant for a license, before a license is issued, in order to determine whether or not the applicant has...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2635
Every applicant for a license under this chapter shall, at the time of application, be a person over 18 years of age, not addicted to alcohol or any...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2636
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, no person shall receive a license under this chapter without first successfully passing the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2636.5
(a) An applicant may be issued a license without a written examination if he or she meets all of the following: (1) He or she is at the time of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2638
Any applicant for licensure as a physical therapist who fails to pass the examination required by the board may take another examination and shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2639
Every graduate of an approved physical therapist education program who has filed a complete application for licensure with the board for the first...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2640
(a) If the board uses computer administered testing for the administration of the licensing examination, this section shall apply and Section 2639...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2650
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, each applicant for a license as a physical therapist shall be a graduate of a professional degree...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2650.1
During the period of clinical practice referred to in Section 2650 or in any similar period of observation or related educational experience...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2650.2
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prevent a regularly matriculated student undertaking a course of professional instruction in an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2651
The board may approve only those physical therapist education programs that prove to the satisfaction of the board that they comply with the minimum...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2652
All physical therapist education programs, whether situated in this state or not, furnishing courses of study meeting the standards required by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2653
(a) An applicant for a license as a physical therapist who was issued a diploma by a physical therapist education program that is not an approved...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2655
As used in this article: (a) "Physical therapist" means a physical therapist licensed by the board. (b) "Physical therapist assistant" means a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2655.1
The board shall adopt regulations that set forth standards and requirements for the adequate supervision of physical therapist assistants.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2655.11
A person holding an approval as a physical therapist assistant issued by the board may use the title "physical therapist assistant" or "physical...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2655.2
A physical therapist shall not supervise more physical therapist assistants at any one time than in the opinion of the board can be adequately...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2655.3
A person seeking approval as a physical therapist assistant shall make application to the board for that approval. Every person applying for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2655.6
Any applicant for approval as a physical therapist assistant who fails to pass the examination given by the board may take another examination and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2655.7
Notwithstanding Section 2630, a physical therapist assistant may assist in the provision of physical therapy service provided the assistance is...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2655.71
(a) An applicant may be issued an approval as a physical therapist assistant without written examination if he or she meets all of the following...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2655.75
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prevent a regularly matriculated student undertaking a course of instruction in an approved physical...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2655.8
Any person, other than one who has been approved by the board, who holds himself or herself out as a "physical therapist assistant" or who uses any...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2655.9
(a) The board shall approve each physical therapist assistant education program that proves to the satisfaction of the board that it complies with...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2655.91
Every graduate of an approved physical therapist assistant education program who has filed a complete physical therapist assistant application with...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2655.92
The board may adopt regulations as reasonably necessary to carry out the purposes of this article. The board shall adopt a regulation formulating a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2655.93
(a) If the committee uses computer administered testing for the administration of the examination, this section shall apply and Section 2655.91 shall
California Business And Professions Code Section 2660
The board may, after the conduct of appropriate proceedings under the Administrative Procedure Act, suspend for not more than 12 months, or revoke,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2660.1
A patient, client, or customer of a licentiate under this chapter is conclusively presumed to be incapable of giving free, full, and informed consent
California Business And Professions Code Section 2660.2
(a) The board may refuse a license to any applicant guilty of unprofessional conduct or sexual activity referred to in Section 2660.1. The board...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2660.3
In lieu of filing or prosecuting a formal accusation against a licensee, the board may, upon stipulation or agreement by the licensee, issue a public
California Business And Professions Code Section 2660.5
The board shall deny a physical therapist license or physical therapist assistant approval to an applicant who is required to register pursuant to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2660.7
In addition to the penalties prescribed by Section 123, if the board determines that an applicant for licensure or a licensee has engaged, or has...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2661
A plea or verdict of guilty or a conviction following a plea of nolo contendere made to a charge of a felony or of any offense which substantially...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2661.5
(a) In any order issued in resolution of a disciplinary proceeding before the board, the board may request the administrative law judge to direct any
California Business And Professions Code Section 2661.6
(a) The board shall establish a probation monitoring program to monitor probationary licenses. (b) The program may employ nonpeace officer staff...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2661.7
(a) A person whose license or approval has been revoked or suspended, or who has been placed on probation, may petition the Physical Therapy Board of
California Business And Professions Code Section 2662
It is the intent of the Legislature that the board shall seek ways and means to identify and rehabilitate physical therapists and physical therapist...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2663
The board shall establish and administer a diversion program for the rehabilitation of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants whose...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2664
(a) Any diversion evaluation committee established by the board shall have at least three members. In making appointments to a diversion evaluation...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2665
Each diversion evaluation committee has the following duties and responsibilities: (a) To evaluate physical therapists and physical therapist...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2666
(a) Criteria for acceptance into the diversion program shall include all of the following: (1) The applicant shall be licensed as a physical...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2667
All board and diversion evaluation committee records and records of proceedings and participation of a physical therapist or physical therapist...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2668
(a) A fee to cover the actual cost of administering the program shall be charged for participation in the program. If the board contracts with any...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2669
Participation in a diversion program shall not be a defense to any disciplinary action which may be taken by the board. This section does not...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2670
Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not exceeding one thousand...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2672
Whenever any person has engaged or is about to engage in any acts or practices which constitute or will constitute an offense against this chapter,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2676
(a) A person renewing his or her license or approval shall submit proof satisfactory to the board that, during the preceding two years, he or she has
California Business And Professions Code Section 2680
The board shall keep a record of its proceedings under this chapter, and a register of all persons licensed under it. The register shall show the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2681
Within 10 days after the beginning of each calendar month the board shall report to the State Controller the amount and source of all collections...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2682
There is in the State Treasury the Physical Therapy Fund. All collections from persons licensed or approved or seeking to be licensed or approved...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2683
Except as provided in Section 2684, the provisions of Article 19 (commencing with Section 2420) of Chapter 5 apply to the issuance and govern the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2684
(a) Notwithstanding Section 2422, any license or approval for the practice of physical therapy shall expire at midnight on the last day of the birth...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2685
At least 60 days before the expiration of any license or approval, the board shall mail to each licensee under this chapter, at the latest address...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2687
All fees earned by the board and all fines and forfeitures of bail to which the board is entitled shall be reported at the beginning of each month,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2688
The amount of fees assessed in connection with licenses issued under this chapter is as follows: (a) (1) The fee for an application for licensure...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2688.5
The board shall submit a report to the fiscal and appropriate policy committees of the legislature whenever the board increases any fee. The report...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2689
(a) The board may establish by regulation suitable application and renewal fees of not more than two hundred dollars ($200), for persons certified to
California Business And Professions Code Section 2690
A physical therapy corporation is a corporation that is authorized to render professional services, as defined in Section 13401 of the Corporations...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2691
It shall constitute unprofessional conduct and a violation of this chapter for any person licensed under this chapter to violate, attempt to violate,
California Business And Professions Code Section 2692
A physical therapy corporation shall not do or fail to do any act the doing of which or the failure to do which would constitute unprofessional...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2693
The name of a physical therapy corporation and any name or names under which it may render professional services shall contain the words "physical...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2694
Except as provided in Section 13403 of the Corporations Code, each shareholder, director and officer of a physical therapy corporation, except an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2695
The income of a physical therapy corporation attributable to professional services rendered while a shareholder is a disqualified person, as defined...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2696
The board may adopt and enforce regulations to carry out the purposes and objectives of this article, including regulations requiring (a) that the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2700
This chapter of the Business and Professions Code constitutes the chapter on professional nursing and shall be construed as revisory and amendatory...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2701
There is in the Department of Consumer Affairs the Board of Registered Nursing consisting of nine members. Within the meaning of this chapter,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2702
Each member of the board shall be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of California. Four members shall represent the public...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2703
All appointments shall be for a term of four years and vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term. No person shall serve more than two...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2706
The Governor has the power to remove any member of the board from office for neglect of any duty required by law, or for incompetency, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2707
The board shall annually elect from its members a president, vice president, and any other officers as it may deem necessary. The officers of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2708
The board shall appoint an executive officer who shall perform the duties delegated by the board and who shall be responsible to it for the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2708.1
Protection of the public shall be the highest priority for the Board of Registered Nursing in exercising its licensing, regulatory, and disciplinary...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2709
The board for the purpose of transacting its business shall meet at least once every three months, at times and places it designates by resolution.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2709.5
The board shall accept in payment of any fee required by this chapter cash or any customary or generally accepted medium of exchange, including...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2710
Special meetings may be held at such times as the board may elect, or on the call of the president of the board, or of not less than three members...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2710.5
The board, with permission of the Director of the Department of Consumer Affairs, may form advisory committees to advise the board on the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2712
Five members of the board constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at any meeting.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2713
The board shall keep a record of all its proceedings, including a register of all applicants for licenses under this chapter and the action of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2714
The office of the board shall be in the city of Sacramento. Suboffices may be established in Los Angeles and San Francisco and such records as may be
California Business And Professions Code Section 2715
The board shall prosecute all persons guilty of violating the provisions of this chapter. Except as provided by Section 159.5, the board, in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2716
Each member of the board shall receive a per diem and expenses as provided in Section 103.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2717
(a) The board shall collect and analyze workforce data from its licensees for future workforce planning. The board may collect the data at the time...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2725
(a) In amending this section at the 1973-74 session, the Legislature recognizes that nursing is a dynamic field, the practice of which is continually
California Business And Professions Code Section 2725.1
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a registered nurse may dispense drugs or devices upon an order by a licensed physician and surgeon if the
California Business And Professions Code Section 2725.3
(a) A health facility licensed pursuant to subdivision (a), (b), or (f), of Section 1250 of the Health and Safety Code shall not assign unlicensed...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2725.5
"Advanced practice registered nurse" means those licensed registered nurses who have met the requirements of Article 2.5 (commencing with Section...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2726
Except as otherwise provided herein, this chapter confers no authority to practice medicine or surgery.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2727
This chapter does not prohibit: (a) Gratuitous nursing of the sick by friends or members of the family. (b) Incidental care of the sick by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2727.5
A person licensed under this chapter who in good faith renders emergency care at the scene of an emergency which occurs outside both the place and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2728
If adequate medical and nursing supervision by a professional nurse or nurses is provided, nursing service may be given by attendants, psychiatric...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2728.5
Except for those provisions of law relating to directors of nursing services, nothing in this chapter or any other provision of law shall prevent the
California Business And Professions Code Section 2729
Nursing services may be rendered by a student when these services are incidental to the course of study of one of the following: (a) A student...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2730
If he does not represent or hold himself out as a professional nurse licensed to practice in this State and if he has an engagement, made in another...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2731
This chapter does not prohibit nursing or the care of the sick, with or without compensation or personal profit, when done by the adherents of and in
California Business And Professions Code Section 2732
No person shall engage in the practice of nursing, as defined in Section 2725, without holding a license which is in an active status issued under...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2732.05
(a) Every employer of a registered nurse, every employer of a registered nurse required to hold any board-issued certification, and every person...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2732.1
(a) An applicant for license by examination shall submit a written application in the form prescribed by the board. Upon approval of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2733
(a) Upon approval of an application filed pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 2732.1, and upon the payment of the fee prescribed by subdivision...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2734
Upon application in writing to the board and payment of the biennial renewal fee, a licensee may have his license placed in an inactive status for an
California Business And Professions Code Section 2736
(a) An applicant for licensure as a registered nurse shall comply with each of the following: (1) Have completed such general preliminary...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2736.1
(a) The course of instruction for an applicant who matriculates on or after September 1, 1985, shall include training in the detection and treatment...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2736.5
(a) Any person who has served on active duty in the medical corps of any of the armed forces of the United States and who has successfully completed...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2736.6
The board shall determine by regulation the additional preparation in nursing, in a school approved by the board, which is required for a vocational...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2737
An applicant for a license authorizing him to practice nursing in this State under this chapter, upon the filing of his application shall pay the fee
California Business And Professions Code Section 2738
The board shall hold not less than two examinations each year at such times and places as the board may determine.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2740
Examinations shall be written, but in the discretion of the board may be supplemented by an oral or practical examination in such subjects as the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2741
An application for reexamination shall be accompanied by the fees prescribed by this chapter.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2742
The board shall issue a license to each applicant who passes the examination and meets all other licensing requirements. The form of the license...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2746
The board shall issue a certificate to practice nurse-midwifery to any person who qualifies under this article and is licensed pursuant to the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2746.1
Every applicant for a certificate to practice nurse-midwifery shall comply with all the provisions of this article in addition to the provisions of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2746.2
Each applicant shall show by evidence satisfactory to the board that he has met the educational standards established by the board or has at least...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2746.3
Midwife's certificates issued by the Medical Board of California prior to the effective date of this article shall be renewable only by such board.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2746.4
Nothing in this article shall be construed to prevent the practice of midwifery by a person possessing a midwife's certificate issued by the Medical...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2746.5
(a) The certificate to practice nurse-midwifery authorizes the holder, under the supervision of a licensed physician and surgeon, to attend cases of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2746.51
(a) Neither this chapter nor any other provision of law shall be construed to prohibit a certified nurse-midwife from furnishing or ordering drugs or
California Business And Professions Code Section 2746.52
Notwithstanding Section 2746.5, the certificate to practice nurse-midwifery authorizes the holder to perform and repair episiotomies, and to repair...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2746.7
An applicant for certification pursuant to this article shall submit a written application in the form prescribed by the board, accompanied by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2746.8
Each certificate issued pursuant to this article shall be renewable biennially, and each person holding a certificate under this article shall apply...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2750
Every certificate holder or licensee, including licensees holding temporary licenses, or licensees holding licenses placed in an inactive status, may
California Business And Professions Code Section 2751
(a) Notwithstanding any other law, the board may, in its discretion, accept the surrender of a license through a stipulated agreement in the absence...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2759
The board shall discipline the holder of any license, whose default has been entered or who has been heard by the board and found guilty, by any of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2760
If the holder of a license is suspended, he or she shall not be entitled to practice nursing during the term of suspension. Upon the expiration of
California Business And Professions Code Section 2760.1
(a) A registered nurse whose license has been revoked, or suspended or who has been placed on probation may petition the board for reinstatement or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2761
The board may take disciplinary action against a certified or licensed nurse or deny an application for a certificate or license for any of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2762
In addition to other acts constituting unprofessional conduct within the meaning of this chapter it is unprofessional conduct for a person licensed...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2764
The lapsing or suspension of a license by operation of law or by order or decision of the board or a court of law, or the voluntary surrender of a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2765
A plea or verdict of guilty or a conviction following a plea of nolo contendere made to a charge substantially related to the qualifications,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2770
It is the intent of the Legislature that the Board of Registered Nursing seek ways and means to identify and rehabilitate registered nurses whose...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2770.1
As used in this article: (a) "Board" means the Board of Registered Nursing. (b) "Committee" means a diversion evaluation committee created by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2770.2
One or more diversion evaluation committees is hereby created in the state to be established by the board. Each committee shall be composed of five...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2770.3
Each member of a committee shall receive per diem and expenses as provided in Section 103.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2770.4
Three members of a committee shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at any meeting. Any action requires a majority vote of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2770.5
Each committee shall elect from its membership a chairperson and a vice chairperson.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2770.6
The board shall administer the provisions of this article.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2770.7
(a) The board shall establish criteria for the acceptance, denial, or termination of registered nurses in the diversion program. Only those...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2770.8
A committee created under this article operates under the direction of the diversion program manager. The program manager has the primary...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2770.9
The committee shall inform each registered nurse who requests participation in a program of the procedures followed in the program, of the rights and
California Business And Professions Code Section 2770.10
Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 9 (commencing with Section 11120) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2770.11
(a) Each registered nurse who requests participation in a diversion program shall agree to cooperate with the rehabilitation program designed by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2770.12
(a) After the committee and the program manager in their discretion have determined that a registered nurse has successfully completed the diversion...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2770.13
The board shall provide for the legal representation of any person making reports under this article to a committee or the board in any action for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2770.14
(a) The board shall produce reports which include, but are not limited to, information concerning the number of cases accepted, denied, or terminated
California Business And Professions Code Section 2775
A nursing corporation is a corporation which is authorized to render professional services, as defined in Section 13401 of the Corporations Code, so...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2776
It shall constitute unprofessional conduct and a violation of this chapter for any person licensed under this chapter to violate, attempt to violate,
California Business And Professions Code Section 2777
A nursing corporation shall not do or fail to do any act the doing of which or the failure to do which would constitute unprofessional conduct under...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2778
The name of a nursing corporation and any name or names under which it may render professional services shall contain the words "nursing" or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2779
Except as provided in Sections 13401.5 and 13403 of the Corporations Code, each shareholder, director and officer of a nursing corporation, except an
California Business And Professions Code Section 2780
The income of a nursing corporation attributable to professional services rendered while a shareholder is a disqualified person, as defined in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2781
The board may adopt and enforce regulations to carry out the purposes and objectives of this article, including regulations requiring (a) that the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2785
The board shall prepare and maintain a list of approved schools of nursing in this state whose graduates, if they have the other necessary...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2785.5
The board shall establish a workgroup, or use an existing committee, to encourage and facilitate efficient transfer agreements or other enrollment...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2786
(a) An approved school of nursing is one which has been approved by the board, gives the course of instruction approved by the board, covering not...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2786.6
The board shall deny the application for approval made by, and shall revoke the approval given to, any school of nursing which: (a) Does not give
California Business And Professions Code Section 2788
It shall be the duty of the board, through its executive officer, to inspect all schools of nursing in this state at such times as the board shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2789
None of the provisions of this chapter shall be applicable to any school or schools conducted by any well recognized church or denomination for the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2795
Except as provided in this chapter, it is unlawful for any person to do any of the following: (a) To practice or to offer to practice nursing in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2796
It is unlawful for any person or persons not licensed or certified as provided in this chapter to use the title "registered nurse," the letters "R.N.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2797
It is unlawful for a person to wilfully make any false representation or to impersonate any other person or permit or aid any person in any manner to
California Business And Professions Code Section 2798
It is unlawful for anyone to conduct a school of nursing unless the school has been approved as an accredited school by the board. This section is
California Business And Professions Code Section 2799
Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon a conviction thereof shall be punished by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2800
None of the sections in this article, except Sections 2796 and 2797, shall be applicable to any person or persons specifically exempted from the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2810
There is established in the State Treasury a Board of Registered Nursing Fund. The California Board of Nursing Education and Nurse Registration Fund
California Business And Professions Code Section 2811
(a) Each person holding a regular renewable license under this chapter, whether in an active or inactive status, shall apply for a renewal of his...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2811.5
(a) Each person renewing his or her license under Section 2811 shall submit proof satisfactory to the board that, during the preceding two-year...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2811.6
Providers of continuing education programs approved by the board pursuant to Section 2811.5 shall make available for board inspection records of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2812
Within 10 days after the beginning of each month, the board shall report to the State Controller the amount and source of all collections made under...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2814
All money in the Board of Registered Nursing Fund is hereby appropriated to carry out the provisions of this chapter, and the promotion of nursing...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2815
Subject to the provisions of Section 128.5, the amount of the fees prescribed by this chapter in connection with the issuance of licenses for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2815.1
As provided in subdivision (d) of Section 2815, the Board of Registered Nursing shall collect an additional ten dollar ($10) assessment at the time...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2815.5
The amount of the fees prescribed by this chapter in connection with the issuance of certificates as nurse-midwives is that fixed by the following...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2815.7
The board shall report to the appropriate policy and fiscal committees of each house of the Legislature whenever the board proposes or adopts an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2816
The nonrefundable fee to be paid by a registered nurse for an evaluation of his or her qualifications to use the title "public health nurse" shall be
California Business And Professions Code Section 2817
The qualifications prescribed by the board under this article shall include a requirement that an applicant for employment as a public health nurse...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2818
(a) The Legislature recognizes that public health nursing is a service of crucial importance for the health, safety, and sanitation of the population
California Business And Professions Code Section 2819
In order to effect a speedy and efficient transfer of public health nurse certification from the State Department of Health Services to the board,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2820
Nothing in this article shall be construed as expanding the scope of practice of a registered nurse beyond that which is authorized under Section...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2825
This article may be cited as the Nurse Anesthetists Act.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2826
As used in this article: (a) "Nurse anesthetist" means a person who is a registered nurse, licensed by the board and who has met standards for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2827
The utilization of a nurse anesthetist to provide anesthesia services in an acute care facility shall be approved by the acute care facility...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2828
In an acute care facility, a nurse anesthetist who is not an employee of the facility shall, nonetheless, be subject to the bylaws of the facility...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2829
It is unlawful for any person or persons to advertise, use any title, sign, card, or device, or to otherwise hold himself or herself out as a "nurse...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2830
The board shall issue a certificate to practice nurse anesthesia to any person who qualifies under this article and is licensed pursuant to the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2830.5
Every applicant shall show by evidence satisfactory to the board that he or she has met the requirements of this article.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2830.6
Notwithstanding Section 2830, the board shall certify all applicants who can show certification by the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists
California Business And Professions Code Section 2830.7
The amount of the fees prescribed by this chapter in connection with the issuance of certificates as nurse anesthetists is that fixed by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2831
An applicant for certification pursuant to this article shall submit a written application in the form prescribed by the board, accompanied by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2832
Every applicant for a certificate to practice nurse anesthesia shall comply with all the provisions of this article in addition to the provisions of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2833
Each certificate issued pursuant to this article shall be renewable biennially, and each person holding a certificate under this article shall apply...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2833.3
Nothing in this article shall be construed to limit a certified nurse anesthetist's ability to practice nursing.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2833.5
Except as provided in Section 2725 and in this section, the practice of nurse anesthetist does not confer authority to practice medicine or surgery.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2833.6
This chapter is not intended to address the scope of practice of, and nothing in this chapter shall be construed to restrict, expand, alter, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2834
The Legislature finds that various and conflicting definitions of the nurse practitioner are being created by state agencies and private...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2835
No person shall advertise or hold himself out as a "nurse practitioner" who is not a nurse licensed under this chapter and does not, in addition,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2835.5
(a) A registered nurse who is holding himself or herself out as a nurse practitioner or who desires to hold himself or herself out as a nurse...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2836
(a) The board shall establish categories of nurse practitioners and standards for nurses to hold themselves out as nurse practitioners in each...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2836.1
Neither this chapter nor any other provision of law shall be construed to prohibit a nurse practitioner from furnishing or ordering drugs or devices...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2836.2
Furnishing or ordering of drugs or devices by nurse practitioners is defined to mean the act of making a pharmaceutical agent or agents available to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2836.3
(a) The furnishing of drugs or devices by nurse practitioners is conditional on issuance by the board of a number to the nurse applicant who has...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2837
Nothing in this article shall be construed to limit the current scope of practice of a registered nurse authorized pursuant to this chapter.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2838
No person shall advertise or hold himself or herself out as a "clinical nurse specialist" unless he or she is a nurse licensed under this chapter,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2838.1
(a) On and after July 1, 1998, any registered nurse who holds himself or herself out as a clinical nurse specialist or who desires to hold himself or
California Business And Professions Code Section 2838.2
(a) A clinical nurse specialist is a registered nurse with advanced education, who participates in expert clinical practice, education, research,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2838.3
This article shall become operative on July 1, 1998.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2838.4
Nothing in this article shall be construed to limit, revise, or expand the current scope of practice of a registered nurse.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2840
This chapter of the Business and Professions Code constitutes the chapter on vocational nursing and may be cited as the Vocational Nursing Practice...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2840.5
(a) The Legislature hereby declares the practice of licensed vocational nursing to be a profession. (b) This section shall not be construed to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2841
(a) There is in the Department of Consumer Affairs a Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians of the State of California, consisting...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2841.1
Protection of the public shall be the highest priority for the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians of the State of California in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2842
(a) Each member of the board shall be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of California. The board shall have the following...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2843
Members of the board shall be appointed for a term of four years. Vacancies occurring shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired term. ...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2845
The Governor has the power to remove any member of the board from office for neglect of any duty required by law, or for incompetency, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2846
The board at its first meeting after appointment, and annually thereafter at its first meeting in each year, shall elect from its members a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2847
(a) The board shall select an executive officer who shall perform duties as are delegated by the board and who shall be responsible to it for the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2847
(a) The board shall select an executive officer who shall perform duties as are delegated by the board and who shall be responsible to it for the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2848
The board for the purpose of transacting its business shall meet at least twice each year, at times and places it designates by resolution.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2849
Special meetings may be held at such times as the board may elect, or on the call of the president of the board, or of not less than five members...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2850
Meetings may be held at any time and place by the written consent of all members of the board.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2851
Six members of the board constitute a quorum for transaction of business at any meeting.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2852
The board shall keep a record of all its proceedings, including a register of all applicants for licenses under this chapter and the action of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2853
The office of the board shall be in the City of Sacramento. Suboffices may be established in Los Angeles and San Francisco and such records as may be
California Business And Professions Code Section 2854
The board shall prosecute all persons guilty of violating the provisions of this chapter. It may employ such clerical assistance as it may deem...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2855
Each member of the board shall receive a per diem and expenses as provided in Section 103.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2857
The board shall issue a license designated as licensed vocational nurse license.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2858
The board shall accept in payment of any fee required by this chapter cash or any customary or generally accepted medium of exchange, including...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2859
The practice of vocational nursing within the meaning of this chapter is the performance of services requiring those technical, manual skills...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2860
This chapter confers no authority to practice medicine or surgery or to undertake the prevention, treatment or cure of disease, pain, injury,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2860.5
A licensed vocational nurse when directed by a physician and surgeon may do all of the following: (a) Administer medications by hypodermic...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2860.7
(a) A licensed vocational nurse, acting under the direction of a physician may perform: (1) tuberculin skin tests, coccidioidin skin tests, and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2861
This chapter does not prohibit the performance of nursing services by any person not licensed under this chapter; provided, that such person shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2861.5
A person licensed under this chapter who in good faith renders emergency care at the scene of an emergency which occurs outside both the place and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2862
Vocational nursing services may be rendered by a student enrolled in an accredited school of vocational nursing when these services are incidental to
California Business And Professions Code Section 2863
This chapter does not prohibit vocational nursing or the care of the sick, with or without compensation or personal profit, when done by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2864
Every licensee under this chapter may be known as a licensed vocational nurse and may place the letters "L.V.N." after his name.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2866
An applicant for a licensed vocational nurse license shall comply with each of the following: (a) Be at least 17 years of age. (b) Have...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2867
An applicant for a license authorizing him to practice vocational nursing in this State under this chapter, upon the filing of his application shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2867.5
Every person to whom a license is issued after August 30, 1962, shall, as a condition precedent to its issuance, and in addition to any other fee...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2867.6
After receiving the results of having passed the examination and upon receipt of the initial license fee required by subdivision (e) of Section 2895,
California Business And Professions Code Section 2868
The board shall hold not less than two examinations each year for applicants desirous of practicing vocational nursing in this State, at such times...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2870
Examinations shall be written, but in the discretion of the board may be supplemented by an oral or practical examination in such subjects as the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2871
Any applicant who fails to pass his first examination may take a second examination upon payment of the fee required by this chapter.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2872
The board shall issue a license to each applicant who passes the examination. The form of the license shall be determined in accordance with Section
California Business And Professions Code Section 2872.1
The board upon written application and receipt of the required application fee may issue a license without examination to any applicant who possesses
California Business And Professions Code Section 2872.2
An applicant for license by examination shall submit a written application in the form prescribed by the board. After completion of a board...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2873
Any person possessing either the education or the experience, or any combination of both the education and the experience, equivalent to that...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2873.5
Any person who has served on active duty in the medical corps of any of the armed forces, in which no less than an aggregate of 12 months was spent...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2873.6
(a) Any person who on the effective date of this section is employed as a medical technical assistant or as a senior medical technical assistant by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2875
Every licensee may be disciplined as provided in this article. The proceedings under this article shall be conducted in accordance with Chapter 5 of
California Business And Professions Code Section 2876
The board shall discipline the holder of any license, whose default has been entered or who has been heard by the board and found guilty, by any of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2877
If the holder of a license is suspended, he shall not be entitled to practice vocational nursing during the term of suspension and shall return his...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2878
The board may suspend or revoke a license issued under this chapter for any of the following: (a) Unprofessional conduct, which includes, but is...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2878.1
(a) If a licensed vocational nurse has knowledge that another person has committed any act prohibited by Section 2878, the licensed vocational nurse...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2878.5
In addition to other acts constituting unprofessional conduct within the meaning of this chapter, it is unprofessional conduct for a person licensed...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2878.6
A plea or verdict of guilty or a conviction following a plea of nolo contendere made to a charge substantially related to the qualifications,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2878.7
(a) A person whose license has been revoked, suspended, surrendered, or placed on probation, may petition the board for reinstatement or modification
California Business And Professions Code Section 2878.8
The board may deny any application or may suspend or revoke any license issued under this chapter based upon the denial of licensure, suspension,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2878.9
(a) The board may issue an initial license on probation, with specific terms and conditions, to any applicant who has violated any term of this...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2879
(a) Notwithstanding Section 2878 or any other provision of law, the board may revoke, suspend, or deny at any time a license under this chapter on...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2880
The board shall prepare and maintain a list of accredited schools of vocational nursing in this State whose graduates, if they have the other...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2881
An accredited school of vocational nursing is one which has been approved by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, gives a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2881.1
The board shall deny the application for accreditation made by, and shall revoke the accreditation given to, any school of vocational nursing that...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2882
The course of instruction of an accredited school of vocational nursing shall consist of not less than the required number of hours of instruction in
California Business And Professions Code Section 2883
It shall be the duty of the board, through an official representative, to inspect all schools of vocational nursing in this state at such times as...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2884
None of the provisions of this chapter shall be applicable to any school or schools conducted by any well recognized church or denomination for the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2885
It is unlawful for any person or persons not licensed as provided in this chapter to impersonate in any manner or pretend to be a licensed vocational
California Business And Professions Code Section 2886
It is unlawful for a person to wilfully make any false representation or to impersonate any other person or permit or aid any person in any manner to
California Business And Professions Code Section 2887
Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon a conviction thereof shall be punished by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2890
The Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians Fund is hereby created in the State Treasury.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2892
Licenses issued under this chapter prior to January 1, 1974, shall, unless renewed, expire on the last day of the month following the month in 1974...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2892.1
Except as provided in Sections 2892.3 and 2892.5, an expired license may be renewed at any time within four years after its expiration upon filing of
California Business And Professions Code Section 2892.2
A suspended license is subject to expiration and shall be renewed as provided in this article, but such renewal does not entitle the licensee, while...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2892.3
A revoked license is subject to expiration as provided in this article, but it may not be renewed. If it is reinstated after its expiration, the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2892.4
A license which is not renewed within four years after its expiration may not be renewed, restored, reissued, or reinstated thereafter, but the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2892.5
(a) Each person renewing his or her license under the provisions of this chapter shall submit proof satisfactory to the board that, during the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2892.6
The board shall collect a biennial fee, not to exceed two hundred dollars ($200), from any provider of a course in continuing education who requests...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2893
At least once in every calendar month, the board shall furnish the Controller a detailed statement of all moneys collected by the board under this...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2894
All money in the Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians Fund shall be used to carry out the provisions of this chapter, including the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2895
The amount of the fees prescribed by this chapter in connection with the issuance of licenses under its provisions is that fixed by the following...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2895.1
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an applicant for license renewal who receives his or her license after payment by a check or money order...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2895.5
As provided in subdivision (d) of Section 2895, the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians shall collect an additional five dollar...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2900
The Legislature finds and declares that practice of psychology in California affects the public health, safety, and welfare and is to be subject to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2901
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Psychology Licensing Law."
California Business And Professions Code Section 2902
As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly requires otherwise and except as in this chapter expressly otherwise provided the following...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2903
No person may engage in the practice of psychology, or represent himself or herself to be a psychologist, without a license granted under this...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2903.1
A psychologist licensed under this chapter may use biofeedback instruments which do not pierce or cut the skin to measure physical and mental...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2904
The practice of psychology shall not include prescribing drugs, performing surgery or administering electroconvulsive therapy.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2904.5
A psychologist licensed under this chapter is a licentiate for purposes of paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) of Section 805, and thus is a health care
California Business And Professions Code Section 2905
The practice of psychology shall be as defined as in Section 2903, any existing statute in the State of California to the contrary notwithstanding.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2907
Corporations shall have no professional rights, privileges, or powers, and shall not be permitted to practice psychology, nor shall the liability of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2907.5
Nothing in Section 2907 shall be deemed to apply to the acts of a psychological corporation practicing pursuant to the Moscone-Knox Professional...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2908
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prevent qualified members of other recognized professional groups licensed to practice in the State of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2909
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as restricting or preventing activities of a psychological nature or the use of the official title of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2910
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to restrict or prevent activities of a psychological nature on the part of persons who are salaried...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2911
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as restricting the activities and services of a graduate student or psychological intern in psychology...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2912
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to restrict or prevent a person who is licensed as a psychologist at the doctoral level in another state...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2913
A person other than a licensed psychologist may be employed by a licensed psychologist, by a licensed physician and surgeon who is board certified in
California Business And Professions Code Section 2914
Each applicant for licensure shall comply with all of the following requirements: (a) Is not subject to denial of licensure under Division 1.5.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2914.1
The board shall encourage every licensed psychologist to take a continuing education course in geriatric pharmacology as a part of his or her...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2914.2
The board shall encourage licensed psychologists to take continuing education courses in psychopharmacology and biological basis of behavior as part...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2914.3
(a) The board shall encourage institutions that offer a doctorate degree program in psychology to include in their biobehavioral curriculum,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2915
(a) Except as provided in this section, on or after January 1, 1996, the board shall not issue any renewal license unless the applicant submits proof
California Business And Professions Code Section 2915.5
(a) Any applicant for licensure as a psychologist who began graduate study on or after January 1, 2004, shall complete, as a condition of licensure,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2915.7
(a) A licensee who began graduate study prior to January 1, 2004, shall complete a three-hour continuing education course in aging and long-term care
California Business And Professions Code Section 2916
If any provision of this chapter or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect any of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2918
The confidential relations and communications between psychologist and client shall be privileged as provided by Article 7 (commencing with Section...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2919
A licensed psychologist shall retain a patient's health service records for a minimum of seven years from the patient's discharge date. If the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2920
The Board of Psychology shall enforce and administer this chapter. The board shall consist of nine members, four of whom shall be public members. ...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2920.1
Protection of the public shall be the highest priority for the Board of Psychology in exercising its licensing, regulatory, and disciplinary...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2921
Each member of the board shall hold office for a term of four years, and shall serve until the appointment and qualification of his or her successor...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2922
In appointing the members of the board, except the public members, the Governor shall use his or her judgment to select psychologists who represent,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2923
Each member of the board shall have all of the following qualifications: (a) He or she shall be a resident of this state. (b) Each member...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2924
The Governor has power to remove from office any member of the board for neglect of any duty required by this chapter, for incompetency, or for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2925
The board shall elect annually a president and vice president from among its members.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2926
The board shall hold at least one regular meeting each year. Additional meetings may be held upon call of the chairman or at the written request of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2927
Five members of the board shall at all times constitute a quorum.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2927.5
Notice of each regular meeting of the board shall be given in accordance with the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act (Article 9 (commencing with Section...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2928
The board shall administer and enforce this chapter.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2929
The board shall adopt a seal, which shall be affixed to all licenses issued by the board.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2930
The board shall from time to time adopt rules and regulations as may be necessary to effectuate this chapter. In adopting rules and regulations the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2930.5
(a) Any psychologist, who as a sole proprietor, or in a partnership, group, or professional corporation, desires to practice under any name that...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2931
The board shall examine and pass upon the qualifications of the applicants for a license as provided by this chapter.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2933
Except as provided by Section 159.5, the board shall employ and shall make available to the board within the limits of the funds received by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2934
Notwithstanding Section 112, the board may issue, biennially, a current geographical directory of licensed psychologists. The directory may be sent...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2935
Each member of the board shall receive a per diem and expenses as provided in Section 103.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2936
The board shall adopt a program of consumer and professional education in matters relevant to the ethical practice of psychology. The board shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2940
Each person desiring to obtain a license from the board shall make application to the board. The application shall be made upon a form and shall be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2941
Each applicant for a psychology license shall be examined by the board, and shall pay to the board, at least 30 days prior to the date of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2942
The board may examine by written or computer-assisted examination or by both. All aspects of the examination shall be in compliance with Section 139.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2943
The board may examine for knowledge in whatever theoretical or applied fields in psychology as it deems appropriate. It may examine the candidate...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2944
The board shall grade the written examination and keep the written examination papers for at least one year, unless a uniform examination is...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2946
The board shall grant a license to any person who passes the board's supplemental licensing examination and, at the time of application, has been...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2947
The board may appoint qualified persons to give the whole or any portion of any examination provided for in this chapter, who shall be designated as...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2948
The board shall issue a license to all applicants who meet the requirements of this chapter and who pay to the board the initial license fee provided
California Business And Professions Code Section 2960
The board may refuse to issue any registration or license, or may issue a registration or license with terms and conditions, or may suspend or revoke
California Business And Professions Code Section 2960.05
(a) Except as provided in subdivisions (b), (c), and (e), any accusation filed against a licensee pursuant to Section 11503 of the Government Code...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2960.1
Notwithstanding Section 2960, any proposed decision or decision issued under this chapter in accordance with the procedures set forth in Chapter 5...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2960.2
(a) A licensee shall meet the requirements set forth in subdivision (f) of Section 1031 of the Government Code prior to performing either of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2960.5
The board may refuse to issue any registration or license whenever it appears that an applicant may be unable to practice his or her profession...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2960.6
The board may deny any application for, or may suspend or revoke a license or registration issued under this chapter for, any of the following: ...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2961
The board may deny an application for, or issue subject to terms and conditions, or suspend or revoke, or impose probationary conditions upon, a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2962
(a) A person whose license or registration has been revoked, suspended, or surrendered, or who has been placed on probation, may petition the board...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2963
A plea or verdict of guilty or a conviction following a plea of nolo contendere made to a charge which is substantially related to the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2964
Whenever the board orders a license revoked for cause, with the exception of nonpayment of fees, or restores a license, these facts shall be reported
California Business And Professions Code Section 2964.3
Any person required to register as a sex offender pursuant to Section 290 of the Penal Code, is not eligible for licensure or registration by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2964.5
The board at its discretion may require any licensee placed on probation or whose license is suspended, to obtain additional professional training,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2964.6
An administrative disciplinary decision that imposes terms of probation may include, among other things, a requirement that the licensee who is being
California Business And Professions Code Section 2965
The proceedings under this article shall be conducted by the board in accordance with Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 11500) of Part 1 of Division
California Business And Professions Code Section 2966
(a) A psychologist's license shall be suspended automatically during any time that the holder of the license is incarcerated after conviction of a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2969
(a) (1) A licensee who fails or refuses to comply with a request for the medical records of a patient, that is accompanied by that patient's written...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2970
Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail not...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2971
Whenever any person other than a licensed psychologist has engaged in any act or practice that constitutes an offense against this chapter, the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2980
There is in the State Treasury the Psychology Fund. The board shall report to the Controller at the beginning of each calendar month, for the month...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2981
The money in the Psychology Fund shall be used for the administration of this chapter.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2982
All licenses expire and become invalid at 12 midnight on the last day of February, 1980, and thereafter shall expire at 12 midnight of the legal...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2983
Every person to whom a license is issued shall, as a condition precedent to its issuance, and in addition to any application, examination or other...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2984
Except as provided in Section 2985, a license that has expired may be renewed at any time within three years after its expiration on filing of an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2985
A suspended license is subject to expiration and shall be renewed as provided in this article, but such renewal does not entitle the licensee, while...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2986
A person who fails to renew his or her license within the three years after its expiration may not renew it, and it may not be restored, reissued, or
California Business And Professions Code Section 2987
The amount of the fees prescribed by this chapter shall be determined by the board, and shall be as follows: (a) The application fee for a...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2987.2
In addition to the fees charged pursuant to Section 2987 for the biennial renewal of a license, the board shall collect an additional fee of ten...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2987.3
The following fees apply to fictitious-name permits issued under Section 2930.5. (a) The initial permit fee is an amount equal to the renewal fee...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2987.5
Every person licensed under this chapter is exempt from the payment of the renewal fee in any one of the following instances: While engaged in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2988
A licensed psychologist who for reasons, including, but not limited to, retirement, ill health, or absence from the state, is not engaged in the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2989
The fees in this article shall be fixed by the board and shall be set forth with the regulations which are duly adopted under this chapter.
California Business And Professions Code Section 2995
A psychological corporation is a corporation that is authorized to render professional services, as defined in Section 13401 of the Corporations...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2996
It shall constitute unprofessional conduct and a violation of this chapter for any person licensed under this chapter to violate, attempt to violate,
California Business And Professions Code Section 2996.1
A psychological corporation shall not do or fail to do any act the doing of which or the failure to do which would constitute unprofessional conduct...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2996.2
The income of a psychological corporation attributable to professional services rendered while a shareholder is a disqualified person, as defined in
California Business And Professions Code Section 2997
Except as provided in Sections 13401.5 and 13403 of the Corporations Code, each shareholder, director and officer of a psychological corporation,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2998
The name of a psychological corporation and any name or names under which it may render professional services shall contain one of the words...
California Business And Professions Code Section 2999
The board may adopt and enforce regulations to carry out the purposes and objectives of this article, including regulations requiring (a) that the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3000
This chapter constitutes the chapter on optometry. It shall be known and may be cited as the Optometry Practice Act.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3001
As used in this chapter, an ophthalmic lens is any lens which has a spherical, cylindrical or prismatic power or value.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3002
As used in this chapter, a trial frame or test lens is any frame or lens used in testing the eye, which is not sold and is not for sale to clients.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3003
As used in this chapter, "optometrist" means a person who is licensed to practice optometry in this state under the authority of this chapter.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3004
As used in this chapter, "board" means the State Board of Optometry.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3005
As used in this chapter, "place of practice" means any location where optometry is practiced.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3006
As used in this chapter, the term "advertise" and any of its variants include the use of a newspaper, magazine, or other publication, book, notice,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3007
An optometrist shall retain a patient's records for a minimum of seven years from the date he or she completes treatment of the patient. If the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3010.1
Protection of the public shall be the highest priority for the State Board of Optometry in exercising its licensing, regulatory, and disciplinary...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3010.5
(a) There is in the Department of Consumer Affairs a State Board of Optometry in which the enforcement of this chapter is vested. The board consists...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3011
Members of the board, except the public members, shall be appointed only from persons who are registered optometrists of the State of California and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3013
(a) Each member of the board shall hold office for a term of four years, and shall serve until the appointment and qualification of his or her...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3014
The board shall elect from its membership a president, a vice president, and a secretary who shall hold office for one year or until the election and
California Business And Professions Code Section 3014.6
(a) The board may appoint a person exempt from civil service who shall be designated as an executive officer and who shall exercise the powers and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3016
Each member of the board shall receive a per diem and expenses as provided in Section 103.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3017
The board shall hold regular meetings every calendar quarter. Special meetings shall be held upon request of a majority of the members of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3018
The board shall keep an accurate record of all of its licensees, proceedings, and meetings.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3019
The board shall keep a record of all prosecutions for violations of this chapter and of all applications for licensure and examination.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3023
For the purposes of this chapter, the board shall accredit schools, colleges, and universities in or out of this state providing optometric...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3024
The board may grant or refuse to grant certificates of registration as provided in this chapter and may revoke or suspend the certificate of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3025
The board may make and promulgate rules and regulations governing procedure of the board, the admission of applicants for examination for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3025.1
The board may adopt rules and regulations that are, in its judgment, reasonable and necessary to ensure that optometrists have the knowledge to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3025.2
The board may adopt rules and regulations that are, in its judgment, reasonable and necessary to ensure that optometrists have the knowledge to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3025.5
The board may adopt regulations prescribing minimum standards governing the optometric services offered or performed, the equipment, or the sanitary...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3025.6
The board may adopt regulations clarifying the level of training and the level of supervision of assistants.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3025.7
Except as provided in Sections 3102 and 3103, nothing contained in Section 651.3 shall be construed as authorizing the board to adopt, amend, or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3026
The board may adopt and use a common seal and establish a permanent office or offices.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3027
The board shall employ an executive officer and other necessary assistance in the carrying out of the provisions of this chapter. The executive...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3028
The Attorney General shall act as the legal counsel for the board and his or her services shall be a charge against it.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3040
It is unlawful for a person to engage in the practice of optometry or to display a sign or in any other way to advertise or hold himself or herself...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3041
(a) The practice of optometry includes the prevention and diagnosis of disorders and dysfunctions of the visual system, and the treatment and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3041.1
With respect to the practices set forth in subdivisions (b), (d), and (e) of Section 3041, optometrists diagnosing or treating eye disease shall be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3041.2
(a) The State Board of Optometry shall by regulation, establish educational and examination requirements for licensure to insure the competence of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3041.3
(a) In order to be certified to use therapeutic pharmaceutical agents and authorized to diagnose and treat the conditions listed in subdivisions (b),
California Business And Professions Code Section 3041.10
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that it is necessary to ensure that the public is adequately protected during the transition to full...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3042
The provisions of this chapter do not prevent a licensed physician and surgeon from treating or fitting glasses to the human eye, or from doing any...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3042.5
(a) The practice of persons actually enrolled as undergraduate or graduate students of optometry in the clinical departments of schools or colleges...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3043
The provisions of this chapter do not prohibit the sale of goggles, sun glasses, colored glasses or occupational eye-protective devices if they do...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3044
A person over the age of 18 years desiring to engage in the practice of optometry in this state may file an application for examination and an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3045
Applications shall be verified by the oath of the applicant and shall contain information and evidence satisfactory to the board showing the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3046
In order to obtain a license to practice optometry in California, an applicant shall have graduated from an accredited school of optometry, passed...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3051
All applicants for examination for a certificate of registration in accordance with the educational and examination requirements adopted pursuant to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3053
All examinations shall be practical in character, designed to ascertain applicants' fitness to practice the profession of optometry and conducted in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3054
The passing grades for the licensure examination shall be based on psychometrically sound principles of establishing minimum qualifications and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3055
The board shall issue a license to an applicant who meets the requirements of this chapter, including the payment of the prescribed licensure,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3056
(a) The board may issue a license to practice optometry to a person who meets all of the following qualifications: (1) Has a degree as a doctor of
California Business And Professions Code Section 3057
(a) The board may issue a license to practice optometry to a person who meets all of the following requirements: (1) Has a degree as a doctor of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3057.5
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the board shall permit a person who meets all of the following requirements to take the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3059
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that the public health and safety would be served by requiring all holders of licenses to practice optometry...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3060
The board shall periodically develop and disseminate to all persons licensed to practice optometry information and educational material regarding all
California Business And Professions Code Section 3070
(a) Before engaging in the practice of optometry, each licensed optometrist shall notify the board in writing of the address or addresses where he or
California Business And Professions Code Section 3075
An optometrist shall post in each location where he or she practices optometry, in an area that is likely to be seen by all patients who use the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3076
A licensed optometrist shall deliver to each patient that makes a payment to the practice, excluding insurance copayments and deductibles, a receipt...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3077
As used in this section "office" means any office or other place for the practice of optometry. (a) No person, singly or in combination with...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3078
(a) It is unlawful to practice optometry under a false or assumed name, or to use a false or assumed name in connection with the practice of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3090
Except as otherwise provided by law, the board may take action against all persons guilty of violating this chapter or any of the regulations adopted
California Business And Professions Code Section 3091
(a) The board may deny an optometrist license to any applicant guilty of unprofessional conduct or of any cause that would subject a licensee to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3092
All proceedings against a licensee for any violation of this chapter or any of the regulations adopted by the board, or against an applicant for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3093
Before setting aside the revocation or suspension of any certificate the board may require the applicant to pass the regular examination given for...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3094
In addition to other proceedings provided for in this chapter, whenever any person has engaged, or is about to engage, in any acts or practices that...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3095
In accordance with Section 125.9, the board may establish a system for the issuance of citations, and the assessment of administrative fines, as...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3096
(a) A licensee may be ordered to undergo a professional competency examination if, after investigation and review by the Board of Optometry, there is
California Business And Professions Code Section 3097
The sending of a solicitor from house to house or the soliciting from house to house by the holder of an optometrist license constitutes a cause to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3098
When the holder uses the title of "Doctor" or "Dr." as a prefix to his name, without using the word "optometrist" as a suffix to his name or in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3099
No optometrist shall advertise or otherwise hold himself or herself out to be a specialist in eye disease and the treatment thereof.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3100
The holding out as having a special knowledge of optometry, as defined in this chapter, by the holder of a license, constitutes a cause to revoke or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3101
It is unlawful to advertise by displaying a sign or otherwise or hold himself or herself out to be an optometrist without having at the time of so...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3102
It is unlawful to advertise as being free or without cost the furnishing of optometric services where these services are contingent upon payment or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3103
It is unlawful to include in any advertisement relating to the sale or disposition of goggles, sunglasses, colored glasses or occupational...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3104
The employing of what are known as "cappers" or "steerers" to obtain business constitutes unprofessional conduct.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3105
Altering or modifying the medical record of any person, with fraudulent intent, or creating any false medical record, with fraudulent intent,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3106
Knowingly making or signing any certificate or other document directly or indirectly related to the practice of optometry that falsely represents the
California Business And Professions Code Section 3107
It is unlawful to use or attempt to use any license issued by the board that has been purchased, fraudulently issued, counterfeited, or issued by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3108
When the holder is suffering from a contagious or infectious disease, it constitutes a cause to suspend his or her license during the period of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3109
Directly or indirectly accepting employment to practice optometry from any person not having a valid, unrevoked license as an optometrist or from any
California Business And Professions Code Section 3110
The board may take action against any licensee who is charged with unprofessional conduct, and may deny an application for a license if the applicant
California Business And Professions Code Section 3111
It is unprofessional conduct and a violation of this chapter for a person licensed under this chapter to violate, attempt to violate, assist in the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3120
Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3137
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, any accusation filed against a licensee pursuant to Section 11503 of the Government Code for the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3145
There is the Optometry Fund in the State Treasury. Unless otherwise provided, all money collected under the authority of this chapter shall be paid...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3145.5
Administrative fines collected pursuant to Section 3095 shall be deposited in the Optometry Fund. It is the legislative intent that moneys collected...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3146
A license issued under this chapter expires at midnight on the last day of the licenseholder's birth month following its original issuance and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3147
Except as otherwise provided by Section 114, an expired license may be renewed at any time within three years after its expiration on filing of an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3147.5
A license that has been suspended is subject to expiration and shall be renewed as provided in this article, but renewal does not entitle the holder...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3147.6
Except as otherwise provided by Section 114, a license that is not renewed within three years after its expiration may be restored thereafter, if no...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3147.7
The provisions of Section 3147.6 shall not apply to a person holding a license that has not been renewed within three years of expiration, if the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3148
From each fee for the renewal of a license for the biennial renewal of a license, there shall be paid the sum of sixteen dollars ($16) by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3150
The department may make all necessary disbursements to carry out the provisions of this chapter.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3152
The amount of fees and penalties prescribed by this chapter shall be established by the board in amounts not greater than those specified in the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3152.5
The board may require each applicant for a certificate to use therapeutic pharmaceutical agents, pursuant to Section 3041.3, to pay an application...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3160
An optometric corporation is a corporation that is authorized to render professional services, as described in Sections 13401 and 13401.5 of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3163
Except as provided in Section 3125, the name of an optometric corporation and any name or names under which it may be rendering professional services
California Business And Professions Code Section 3164
Except as provided in Sections 13401.5 and 13403 of the Corporations Code, each director, shareholder, and officer of an optometric corporation shall
California Business And Professions Code Section 3165
The income of an optometric corporation attributable to professional services rendered while a shareholder is a disqualified person (as defined in...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3166
An optometric corporation shall not do or fail to do an act the doing of which or the failure to do which would constitute unprofessional conduct...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3167
The board may formulate and enforce rules and regulations to carry out the purposes and objectives of this article, including rules and regulations...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3300
For the purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply: (a) "Person" includes any individual, partnership, corporation, limited...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3306
(a) "Practice of fitting or selling hearing aids," as used in this chapter, means those practices used for the purpose of selection and adaptation of
California Business And Professions Code Section 3306.3
A licensee may conduct hearing screenings at a health fair or similar event by the application of a binary puretone screening at a preset intensity...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3306.5
In fitting hearing aids, a hearing aid dispenser shall not take facial measurements or fit, adjust, or adapt lenses or spectacle frames, except that...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3307
"Hearing aid dispenser," as used in this chapter, means a person engaged in the fitting or selling of hearing aids to an individual with impaired...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3308
"Sell" or "sale" means any transfer of title or of the right to use by lease, bailment, or any other contract, excluding wholesale transactions with...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3310
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Hearing Aid Dispensers Licensing Law.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3320
(a) There is within the jurisdiction of the department the Hearing Aid Dispensers Bureau. The bureau is under the supervision and control of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3320.1
Protection of the public shall be the highest priority for the Hearing Aid Dispensers Bureau in exercising its licensing, regulatory, and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3321
(a) There is within the bureau a Hearing Aid Dispensers Advisory Committee. The committee shall consist of seven members; three of whom shall be...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3325
Notice of each meeting of the committee shall be given in accordance with the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act (Article 9 (commencing with Section...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3326
The bureau shall keep a record of all prosecutions for violations of this chapter and of all examinations held for applicants for licenses together...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3327
The bureau may recommend the preparation of and administration of a course of instruction concerned with the fitting and selection of hearing aids. ...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3327.5
All holders of licenses to sell or fit hearing aids shall continue their education after receiving the license. The bureau shall provide by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3328
The bureau may adopt, amend, or repeal, in accordance with the provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act, regulations that are necessary to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3329
(a) The bureau may prosecute any and all persons for any violation of this chapter. (b) The director shall hear and decide all matters, including...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3330
The bureau may employ the personnel necessary to administer this chapter and may incur other expenses as are necessary for the administration of this
California Business And Professions Code Section 3350
It is unlawful for an individual to engage in the practice of fitting or selling of hearing aids, or to display a sign or in any other way to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3351
This chapter does not apply to a person engaged in the practice of fitting hearing aids if his practice is for a governmental agency, or private...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3351.3
This chapter does not apply to nor affect any physician and surgeon licensed under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 2000) of Division 2 who does...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3351.5
(a) Hearing aids may be sold by catalog or direct mail provided that: (1) The seller is licensed as a hearing-aid dispenser in this state. (2)...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3352
Each person desiring to obtain a license to engage in the practice of fitting or selling hearing aids shall make application to the bureau. The...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3353
(a) The bureau shall prepare, approve, grade, and conduct examinations of applicants for a hearing aid dispenser's license. The bureau may provide...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3354
The bureau shall issue a license to all applicants who have satisfied this chapter, who are at least 18 years of age, who possess a high school...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3356
(a) An applicant who has fulfilled the requirements of Section 3352 and has made application therefor, may have a temporary license issued to him or...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3357
(a) An applicant who has fulfilled the requirements of Section 3352, and has made application therefor, and who proves to the satisfaction of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3358
A temporary licensee under Section 3357 shall take the license examination within the first 10 months after the temporary license is issued. Failure
California Business And Professions Code Section 3359
(a) A temporary licensee shall not be the sole proprietor of, manage, or independently operate a business which engages in the fitting or sale of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3360
Practical examinations shall be held by the bureau at least twice a year. The time and place of any practical examination shall be fixed by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3361
Every applicant who obtains a passing score determined by the Angoff criterion-referenced method of establishing the point in each examination shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3362
(a) Before engaging in the practice of fitting or selling hearing aids, each licensee shall notify the bureau in writing of the address or addresses...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3363
Each holder of a license shall keep it conspicuously posted in his office or place of business at all times.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3364
(a) Every licensee who engages in the practice of fitting or selling hearing aids shall have and maintain an established retail business address to...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3365
A licensee shall, upon the consummation of a sale of a hearing aid, deliver to the purchaser a written receipt, signed by or on behalf of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3365.5
Whenever any of the following conditions are found to exist either from observations by the licensee or on the basis of information furnished by the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3365.6
No hearing aid shall be sold by an individual licensed under this chapter, to a person 16 years of age or younger, unless within the preceding six...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3366
A licensee shall, upon the consummation of a sale of a hearing aid, keep and maintain records in his office or place of business at all times and...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3367
A hearing aid dispenser who is the owner, manager, or franchisee at a location where hearing aids are fit or sold, shall be responsible for the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3400
Proceedings to deny, suspend, or revoke a license under this chapter, shall be conducted in accordance with Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 11500)
California Business And Professions Code Section 3401
The bureau may deny, issue subject to terms and conditions, suspend, or revoke a license, or impose conditions of probation upon a licensee, for any...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3402
Upon denial of an application for license, the bureau shall notify the applicant in writing, stating (1) the reason for the denial and (2) that the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3403
A plea or verdict of guilty or a conviction following a plea of nolo contendere, made to a charge substantially related to the qualifications,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3404
Before setting aside the revocation or suspension of any license or modifying the probation of any licensee, the bureau may require the petitioner to
California Business And Professions Code Section 3420
Any person who violates any of the provisions of this article is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3421
It is unlawful to sell or barter, or offer to sell or barter, any license issued by the bureau.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3422
It is unlawful to purchase or procure by barter any license issued by the bureau with intent to use the same as evidence of the holder's...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3423
It is unlawful to alter with fraudulent intent in any material regard a license issued by the bureau.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3424
It is unlawful to use or attempt to use any license issued by the bureau that has been purchased, fraudulently issued, counterfeited, or materially...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3426
It is unlawful to willfully make any false statement in a material regard in an application for an examination before the bureau for a license.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3427
It is unlawful to engage in the practice of fitting or selling hearing aids in this state without having at the time of so doing a valid, unrevoked...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3427.5
It is unlawful for a licensed hearing aid dispenser to fit or sell a hearing aid unless he or she first does all of the following: (a) Complies...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3428
It is unlawful to advertise by displaying a sign or otherwise or hold himself out to be a person engaged in the practice of fitting or selling...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3429
It is unlawful to engage in the practice of fitting or selling hearing aids without the licensee having and maintaining an established business...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3430
In addition to other proceedings provided for in this chapter, whenever any person has engaged, or is about to engage, in any acts or practices which
California Business And Professions Code Section 3440
When tests are conducted by persons licensed under this chapter in connection with the fitting and selling of hearing aids, the provisions of this...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3451
(a) A license issued under this chapter expires at midnight on its assigned renewal date. (b) To renew an unexpired license, the licensee shall,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3452
Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, an expired license may be renewed at any time within three years after its expiration on filing of an...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3453
A license which has been suspended is subject to expiration and shall be renewed as provided in this article but such renewal does not entitle the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3454
A license that is not renewed within three years after its expiration may not be renewed, restored, reissued, or reinstated thereafter, but the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3455
There is established in the State Treasury the Hearing Aid Dispensers Fund. All fees collected pursuant to this chapter shall be paid by the bureau...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3456
The amount of fees and penalties prescribed by this chapter shall be those set forth in this section unless a lower fee is fixed by the bureau: ...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3500
In its concern with the growing shortage and geographic maldistribution of health care services in California, the Legislature intends to establish...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3500.5
This chapter shall be known and cited as the Physician Assistant Practice Act.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3501
As used in this chapter: (a) "Board" means the Medical Board of California. (b) "Approved program" means a program for the education of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3502
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a physician assistant may perform those medical services as set forth by the regulations of the board
California Business And Professions Code Section 3502.1
(a) In addition to the services authorized in the regulations adopted by the board, and except as prohibited by Section 3502, while under the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3502.5
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a physician assistant may perform those medical services permitted pursuant to Section 3502 during any...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3503
No person other than one who has been licensed to practice as a physician assistant or authorized to practice on interim approval under Section 3517...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3503.5
(a) A person licensed under this chapter who in good faith renders emergency care at the scene of an emergency that occurs outside both the place and
California Business And Professions Code Section 3504
There is established a Physician Assistant Committee of the Medical Board of California. The committee consists of nine members. This section shall...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3504.1
Protection of the public shall be the highest priority for the Physician Assistant Committee of the Medical Board of California in exercising its...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3505
The members of the committee shall include one member of the Medical Board of California, a physician representative of a California medical school,...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3506
Each member of the committee shall receive a per diem and expenses as provided in Section 103.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3507
The appointing power has power to remove from office any member of the committee, as provided in Section 106.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3508
(a) The committee may convene from time to time as deemed necessary by the committee. (b) Notice of each meeting of the committee shall be given...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3509
It shall be the duty of the committee to: (a) Establish standards and issue licenses of approval for programs for the education and training of...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3509.5
The committee shall elect annually a chairperson and a vice chairperson from among its members.
California Business And Professions Code Section 3510
The committee may adopt, amend, and repeal regulations as may be necessary to enable it to carry into effect the provisions of this chapter;...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3511
Five members shall constitute a quorum for transacting any business. The affirmative vote of a majority of those present at a meeting of the...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3512
(a) Except as provided in Sections 159.5 and 2020, the committee shall employ within the limits of the Physician Assistant Fund all personnel...
California Business And Professions Code Section 3513
The committee shall recognize the approval of training programs for physician assistants approved by a national accrediting organization. Physician...