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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 2. HEALING ARTS [500 - 4999.129]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 399. )

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [307 - 1062.20]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 399. )

ARTICLE 1. Records [500 - 501]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 399. )


If the register or book of registration of the Medical Board of California, the Dental Board of California, or the California State Board of Pharmacy is destroyed by fire or other public calamity, the board, whose duty it is to keep the register or book, may reproduce it so that there may be shown as nearly as possible the record existing in the original at the time of destruction.

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 426, Sec. 3. (SB 800) Effective January 1, 2016.)


For the reproduction of the destroyed register or book the board shall make use of such existing official printed registers, books or matter, certificates, affidavits to be presented, or other official information as may be available and which may appear to the board to be authentic. Upon the completion of the reproduction, the board shall by resolution adopt the reproduced register or book as the register or book of the board, and thereafter the same shall be taken and used to all intents and purposes as well for evidence as otherwise as if it were the original.

(Enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 399.)

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