Code Section

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  ( Chapter 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1672, Sec. 3.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


(a) Any representative of the board designated by the director shall have the authority to issue 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. Representatives so designated are not peace officers and are not entitled to safety member retirement benefits, as a result of that designation. Except as otherwise provided, the representative’s authority is limited to the issuance of written notices to appear for infraction violations of the Filante Tanning Facility Act of 1988 and only when the violation is committed in the presence of the representative.

(b) There shall be no civil liability on the part of, and no cause of action shall arise against, any representative, acting pursuant to subdivision (a) and within the scope of his or her authority, for false arrest or false imprisonment arising out of any arrest which is lawful or which the representative, at the time of that arrest, had reasonable cause to believe was lawful.

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

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 788, Sec. 70. Effective January 1, 2004.)