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  ( Heading of Division 6 amended by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1187. )

CHAPTER 3. Exemptions [11531- 11531.]
  ( Chapter 3 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )


Except as provided in Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 12001), this division does not apply to any person while engaged in any of the following:

(a) Any activity that is defined as structural pest control and required to be licensed under Chapter 14 (commencing with Section 8500) of Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code.

(b) Preservative treatment of fabrics or structural materials.

(c) Household or industrial sanitation services.

(d) Seed treatment which is incidental to such person’s regular business.

(e) Live capture and removal or exclusion of vertebrate pests, bees, or wasps without the use of pesticides. Vertebrate pests include, but are not limited to, bats, raccoons, skunks, and squirrels, but do not include mice, rats, or pigeons. This section does not exempt a person from the provisions of Chapter 1.5 (commencing with Section 2050) of Division 3 of the Fish and Game Code.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 718, Sec. 5. Effective January 1, 1996.)

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