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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 7. GENERAL BUSINESS REGULATIONS [16000 - 18001]

  ( Division 7 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 61. )
  

PART 1. LICENSING FOR REVENUE AND REGULATION [16000 - 16550.2]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 61. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Licensing by Cities [16000 - 16004]
  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 61. )

  
16000.7.  

(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the prohibition on the imposition of regulatory licenses and license fees on federally chartered veterans’ organizations that solicit donations as specified in this section is in need of uniform statewide regulation and constitutes a matter of statewide concern that shall be governed solely by this section.

(b) Notwithstanding Section 37101 of the Government Code, Section 16000 of this code, or any other provision of law, no city, including a charter city, shall require a regulatory license or impose a regulatory license fee with respect to the solicitation of donations for the support of veterans by federally chartered veterans’ organizations specified in Title 36 of the United States Code.

(c) This section shall not be construed to prohibit licensing and regulation of business-related activities, such as those involving the sale or exchange of goods or services.

(Added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 138, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1999.)