Code Section

Business and Professions Code - BPC


  ( Heading of Division 3 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 30. )

CHAPTER 1. Accountants [5000 - 5158]

  ( Chapter 1 repealed and added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 1353. )

ARTICLE 3. Application of Chapter [5050 - 5058.4]
  ( Article 3 heading repealed and added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 310. )


(a) Any person that engages in any act that is the practice of public accountancy in this state consents to the personal, subject matter, and disciplinary jurisdiction of the board. This subdivision is declarative of existing law.

(b) Any person engaged in the practice of public accountancy under subdivision (a) is deemed to have appointed the regulatory authority of the state or foreign jurisdiction that issued the person’s permit, certificate, license or other authorization to practice as the person’s agent on whom notice, subpoenas, or other process may be served in any action or proceeding by or before the board against or involving that person.

(Added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 458, Sec. 3. Effective September 25, 2006.)