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AB-417 Structural pest control.(2011-2012)

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Assembly Bill No. 417

An act to add Section 8557 to the Business and Professions Code, relating to structural pest control.

[ Approved by Governor  July 25, 2011. Filed with Secretary of State  July 25, 2011. ]


AB 417, Bill Berryhill. Structural pest control.
Existing law provides for the licensure and regulation of structural pest control operators by the Structural Pest Control Board within the Department of Pesticide Regulation.
This bill would prohibit a city, county, or city and county from prohibiting a licensee of the board from engaging in the particular business, occupation, or profession for which he or she is licensed.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


 Section 8557 is added to the Business and Professions Code, to read:

 No city, county, or city and county shall prohibit a person or group of persons, authorized by the board by a license, certificate, or other such means under this chapter to engage in a particular business, from engaging in that business, occupation, or profession or any portion thereof as authorized in this chapter.