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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 12. Acupuncture [4925 - 4979]

  ( Chapter 12 repealed (in Sec. 11) and added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1313, Sec. 11.5. )

ARTICLE 6. Revenue [4970 - 4974]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1313, Sec. 11.5. )

4970.
  

The amount of fees prescribed for licensed acupuncturists shall be those set forth in this section unless a lower fee is fixed by the board in accordance with Section 4972:

(a) The application fee shall be seventy-five dollars ($75).

(b) The examination and reexamination fees shall be the actual cost to the Acupuncture Board for the development and writing of, grading, and administering of each examination.

(c) The initial license fee shall be three hundred twenty-five dollars ($325), except that if the license will expire less than one year after its issuance, then the initial license fee shall be an amount equal to 50 percent of the initial license fee.

(d) The renewal fee shall be three hundred twenty-five dollars ($325) and in the event a lower fee is fixed by the board, shall be an amount sufficient to support the functions of the board in the administration of this chapter. The renewal fee shall be assessed on an annual basis until January 1, 1996, and on and after that date the board shall assess the renewal fee biennially.

(e) The delinquency fee shall be set in accordance with Section 163.5.

(f) The application fee for the approval of a school or college under Section 4939 shall be three thousand dollars ($3,000). This subdivision shall become inoperative on January 1, 2017.

(g) The duplicate wall license fee is an amount equal to the cost to the board for the issuance of the duplicate license.

(h) The duplicate renewal receipt fee is ten dollars ($10).

(i) The endorsement fee is ten dollars ($10).

(j) The fee for a duplicate license for an additional office location as required under Section 4961 shall be fifteen dollars ($15).

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 397, Sec. 12. (SB 1246) Effective January 1, 2015.)

4971.
  

The amount of fees prescribed for acupuncture tutorial programs shall be as follows:

(a) The application and registration fee to supervise an acupuncture trainee is two hundred dollars ($200).

(b) The annual renewal fee for approval to supervise an acupuncture trainee is fifty dollars ($50).

(c) The application fee for an acupuncture trainee is twenty-five dollars ($25).

(d) The annual renewal fee for an acupuncture trainee is ten dollars ($10).

(e) The delinquency fee is 50 percent of the renewal fee.

(Amended by Stats. 1985, Ch. 137, Sec. 5. Effective July 1, 1985.)

4972.
  

Fees fixed by the board shall be set forth in regulations duly adopted by the board.

(Amended by Stats. 1999, Ch. 655, Sec. 80. Effective January 1, 2000.)

4973.
  

(a) A fee for the inspection or reinspection of a school or college of acupuncture for purposes of approval or continued approval shall be charged at an amount to recover the direct costs incurred by the board in conducting that inspection and evaluation of the school or college.

(b) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2017, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2017, deletes or extends that date.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 397, Sec. 13. (SB 1246) Effective January 1, 2015. Repealed as of January 1, 2017, by its own provisions.)

4974.
  

The board shall report to the Controller at the beginning of each month for the month preceding the amount and source of all revenue received by it pursuant to this chapter, and shall pay the entire amount thereof to the Treasurer for deposit in the Acupuncture Fund, which fund is created to carry out the provisions of this chapter, upon appropriation by the Legislature.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 667, Sec. 7. (AB 2190) Effective January 1, 2017.)

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