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Labor Code - LAB

DIVISION 2. EMPLOYMENT REGULATION AND SUPERVISION [200 - 2699.5]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )

PART 6. LICENSING [1682 - 1706.5]

  ( Heading of Part 6 amended by Stats. 1972, Ch. 590. )

CHAPTER 4.5. Fee-Related Talent Services [1701 - 1705.4]

  ( Repealed and added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 286, Sec. 3. )

ARTICLE 4. Remedies [1704 - 1704.3]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 286, Sec. 3. )

1704.
  

A person, including, an owner, officer, director, agent, or employee of a talent service, who willfully violates any provision of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor. Each violation is punishable by imprisonment in a county jail for not more than one year, by a fine not exceeding ten thousand dollars ($10,000), or by both that fine and imprisonment. However, payment of restitution to an artist shall take precedence over the payment of a fine.

(Added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 286, Sec. 3. (AB 1319) Effective January 1, 2010.)

1704.1.
  

The Attorney General, a district attorney, or a city attorney may institute an action for a violation of this chapter, including an action to restrain and enjoin a violation.

(Added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 286, Sec. 3. (AB 1319) Effective January 1, 2010.)

1704.2.
  

A person who is injured by a violation of this chapter or by the breach of a contract subject to this chapter may bring an action for recovery of damages or to restrain and enjoin a violation, or both. The court shall award to a plaintiff who prevails in an action under this chapter reasonable attorney’s fees and costs. The amount awarded for damages for a violation of this chapter shall be not less than three times the amount paid by the artist, or on behalf of the artist, to the talent service or the advance-fee talent representation service.

(Added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 286, Sec. 3. (AB 1319) Effective January 1, 2010.)

1704.3.
  

The Labor Commissioner shall use the proceeds of a bond or deposit posted by a person pursuant to this chapter to satisfy a judgment or restitution order resulting from the person’s violation of a provision of this chapter, if the person fails to pay all amounts required by the judgment or restitution order.

(Added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 286, Sec. 3. (AB 1319) Effective January 1, 2010.)

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