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 15. Land Surveyors [8700 - 8805]

  ( Chapter 15 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 41. )

ARTICLE 2.3. Land Surveyors Review Committees [8720 - 8720.6]
  ( Article 2.3 added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1036. )

8720.
  

The board, when it deems necessary, may establish land surveyors review committees to hear all matters assigned by the board, including, but not limited to, any contested case which is assigned by the board. Each committee shall exist so long as the board deems that it is necessary.

(Added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1036.)

8720.1.
  

Each review committee shall consist of no fewer than three licensed land surveyors appointed by the board. Each member of a committee shall have the same qualifications and shall be subject to the same rules and regulations as if he were a member of the board.

(Added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1036.)

8720.2.
  

Each member of a committee shall receive a per diem and expenses as provided in Section 103.

(Added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1036.)

8720.3.
  

Except as otherwise provided in this article, all hearings which are conducted by a committee shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 11370), Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 11400), and Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 11500), Part 1, Division 3, Title 2 of the Government Code.

If a contested case is heard by a committee, the hearing officer who presided at the hearing shall be present during the committee’s consideration of the case and, if requested, shall assist and advise the committee.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1013, Sec. 64. Effective January 1, 2003.)

8720.4.
  

At the conclusion of any hearing which is conducted by a committee, the committee shall prepare a proposed decision, in such form that it may be adopted by the board as the decision in the case, and shall transmit it to the board. The proposed decision shall be subject to the same procedure as the proposed decision of a hearing officer under subdivisions (b) and (c) of Section 11517 of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1036.)

8720.5.
  

The board may adopt, amend, or repeal, in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340), Part 1, Division 3, Title 2 of the Government Code, rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this article.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1013, Sec. 65. Effective January 1, 2003.)

8720.6.
  

Each member of a land surveyors review committee or other board-appointed committee and any board-appointed representative of the board shall be granted the same immunity as is granted to a public employee pursuant to Article 3 (commencing with Section 820) of Chapter 1 of Part 2 of Division 3.6 of Title 1 of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 1986, Ch. 229, Sec. 13.)

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