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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 3. PROFESSIONS AND VOCATIONS GENERALLY [5000 - 9998.11]

  ( 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  ( Chapter 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1672, Sec. 3.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 12.5. Tanning Facilities [7414.1 - 7414.6]
  ( Article 12.5 added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 521, Sec. 1. )

  
7414.2.  

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a violation of the Filante Tanning Facility Act of 1988 (Chapter 23 (commencing with Section 22700) of Division 8), is an infraction subject to the procedures described in Sections 19.6 and 19.7 of the Penal Code when:

(1) A complaint or a written notice to appear in court pursuant to Chapter 5c (commencing with Section 853.5) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal Code is filed in court charging the offense as an infraction, or

(2) The court, with the consent of the defendant and the prosecution, determines that the offense is an infraction in which event the case shall proceed as if the defendant has been arraigned on an infraction complaint.

(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a violation of any of the provisions of the Filante Tanning Facility Act of 1988, which is an infraction, is punishable by a fine of not less than two hundred fifty dollars ($250) and not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000).

(c) This section shall become effective July 1, 1994.

(Added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 521, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1994. Section operative July 1, 1994, by its own provisions.)