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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 3. REPRESENTATIONS TO THE PUBLIC [17500 - 17943]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 63. )
  

CHAPTER 5. Fictitious Business Names [17900 - 17930]
  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1970, Ch. 618. )

  
17920.  

(a) Unless the statement expires earlier under subdivision (b) or (c), a fictitious business name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk.

(b) Except as provided in Section 17923, a fictitious business name statement expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913, except that a change in the residence address of an individual, general partner, or trustee does not cause the statement to expire.

(c) A fictitious business name statement expires when the registrant files a statement of abandonment of the fictitious business name described in the statement.

(Amended by Stats. 1988, Ch. 501, Sec. 1.)