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DIVISION 9. CALIFORNIA FINANCING LAW [22000 - 22780]

  ( Heading of Division 9 amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 475, Sec. 3. )

CHAPTER 4. Revocation and Penalties [22700 - 22780]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1115, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 3. Commercial Loan Penalties [22780- 22780.]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1115, Sec. 2. )

22780.
  

Except as provided in Section 22696, any person who willfully violates any provision of this division, or who willfully violates any rule or order adopted pursuant to this division, shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000), by imprisonment in a county jail for not more than one year or pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170 of the Penal Code, or by both that fine and imprisonment. However, no person may be imprisoned for the violation of any rule or order unless he or she had knowledge of the rule or order. Conviction under this section shall not preclude the commissioner from exercising the authority provided in Section 22713.

This article does not apply to a program administrator or PACE solicitor.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 475, Sec. 86. Effective October 4, 2017.)

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