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Business and Professions Code - BPC


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

CHAPTER 10. Barbering and Cosmetology [7301 - 7426.5]

  ( Chapter 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1672, Sec. 3. )

ARTICLE 6. Establishments [7346 - 7353.4]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1672, Sec. 3. )


(a) (1) Within 90 days after issuance of the establishment license, the board or its agents or assistants shall inspect the establishment for compliance with the applicable requirements of this chapter and the applicable rules and regulations of the board adopted pursuant to this chapter.

(2) The board may inspect the establishment for which a license application has been made prior to the issuance of the license.

(b) The board shall maintain a program of random and targeted inspections of establishments to ensure compliance with applicable laws relating to the public health and safety and the conduct and operation of establishments.

(c) The board or its authorized representatives shall inspect establishments to reasonably determine compliance levels and to identify market conditions that require targeted enforcement.

(d) The board shall not reduce the number of employees assigned to perform random inspections, targeted inspections, and investigations relating to field operations below the level funded by the annual Budget Act and described in supporting budget documents, and shall not redirect funds or personnel-years allocated to those inspection and investigation purposes to other purposes.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 788, Sec. 35. Effective January 1, 2004.)