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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 8. SPECIAL BUSINESS REGULATIONS [18400 - 22948.25]

  ( Division 8 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 44. )
  

CHAPTER 20. Professional Photocopiers [22450 - 22463]
  ( Chapter 20 added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1005, Sec. 1. )

  
22452.  

(a) The application for registration of a natural person shall contain all of the following statements about the applicant certified to be true:

(1) Name, age, address, and telephone number.

(2) He or she has not been convicted of a felony.

(3) He or she will perform his or her duties as a professional photocopier in compliance with the provisions of law governing the transmittal of confidential documentary information in this state.

(b) The application for registration of a partnership or corporation shall contain all of the following statements about each general partner or corporate officer, and be certified to be true:

(1) The names, ages, addresses, and telephone numbers of the general partners or officers.

(2) The general partners or officers have not been convicted of a felony.

(3) The partnership or corporation will perform its duties as a professional photocopier in compliance with the provisions of law governing the transmittal of confidential documentary information in this state.

(c) The county clerk shall retain the application for registration for a period of three years following the expiration date of the application, after which time the application may be destroyed if it is scanned or if the conditions specified in Section 26205.1 of the Government Code are met. If the application is scanned, the scanned image shall be retained for a period of 10 years, after which time that image may be destroyed and, notwithstanding Section 26205.1 of the Government Code, no reproduction thereof need be made or preserved.

(d) A person or entity that knowingly provides false information shall be subject to a civil penalty for each violation in the minimum amount of two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) and the maximum amount of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000). An action for a civil penalty under this provision may be brought by any public prosecutor in the name of the people of the State of California and the penalty imposed shall be enforceable as a civil judgment.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 458, Sec. 4. (AB 620) Effective January 1, 2010.)