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DIVISION 3. PROFESSIONS AND VOCATIONS GENERALLY [5000 - 9998.11]

  ( Heading of Division 3 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 30. )

CHAPTER 10. Barbering and Cosmetology [7301 - 7426.5]

  ( Chapter 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1672, Sec. 3. )

ARTICLE 13. Revenue [7415 - 7426.5]
  ( Article 13 added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1672, Sec. 3. )

7415.
  

Licenses issued under this chapter, unless specifically excepted, shall be issued for a two-year period and shall expire at midnight on the last day of the month of issuance by the board.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 788, Sec. 73. Effective January 1, 2004.)

7417.
  

Except as otherwise provided in this article, a license that has expired for failure of the licensee to renew within the time fixed by this article may be renewed at any time within five years following its expiration upon application and payment of all accrued and unpaid renewal fees and delinquency fees. If the license is renewed after its expiration, the licensee, as a condition precedent to renewal, shall also pay the delinquency fee and meet current continuing education requirements, if applicable, prescribed by this chapter. Renewal under this section shall be effective on the date on which the application is filed, or on the date on which the accrued renewal fees are paid, or on the date on which the delinquency fee, if any, is paid, whichever occurs last. If so renewed, the license shall continue in effect through the expiration date provided in this article which next occurs following the effective date of the renewal, when it shall expire if it is not again renewed.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 970, Sec. 17.5. Effective January 1, 1999.)

7418.
  

Except as otherwise provided in this article, a license which has not been renewed within five years following its expiration shall be deemed canceled and may not be renewed, restored, reinstated, or reissued thereafter. The holder of the canceled license may obtain a new license only by submitting an application, paying all required fees, and qualifying for and passing the examination that would be required if the holder were applying for the license for the first time.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1672, Sec. 3. Operative July 1, 1992, by Sec. 10 of Ch. 1672.)

7419.
  

A suspended license is subject to expiration and shall be renewed by the licensee as provided in this article, but that renewal does not entitle the licensee, while the license remains suspended and until it is reinstated, to engage in the licensed activity, or in any other activity or conduct in violation of the order or judgment by which the license was suspended.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1672, Sec. 3. Operative July 1, 1992, by Sec. 10 of Ch. 1672.)

7420.
  

A revoked license is subject to expiration as provided in this article, but may not be renewed. If it is reinstated pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act after its expiration, the licensee, as a condition precedent to its reinstatement, shall pay a reinstatement fee in an amount equal to the current renewal fee.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1672, Sec. 3. Operative July 1, 1992, by Sec. 10 of Ch. 1672.)

7421.
  

The fees shall be set by the board, within the limits set forth in this article, in amounts necessary to cover the expenses of the board in performing its duties under this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 788, Sec. 75. Effective January 1, 2004.)

7422.
  

All fees collected on behalf of the board and all receipts of every kind and nature, shall be reported to the Controller at the beginning of each month for the month preceding. At the same time the entire amount of collections shall be paid into the State Treasury, and shall be credited to the Barbering and Cosmetology Contingent Fund, which fund is hereby created.

The moneys in the contingent fund shall be appropriated to the board pursuant to the annual Budget Act and out of it shall be paid all salaries and all other expenses necessarily incurred in carrying into effect this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 788, Sec. 76. Effective January 1, 2004.)

7423.
  

The amounts of the fees required by this chapter relating to licenses for individual practitioners are as follows:

(a) (1) Cosmetologist application and examination fee shall be the actual cost to the board for developing, purchasing, grading, and administering the examination.

(2) A cosmetologist initial license fee shall not be more than fifty dollars ($50).

(b) (1) An esthetician application and examination fee shall be the actual cost to the board for developing, purchasing, grading, and administering the examination.

(2) An esthetician initial license fee shall not be more than forty dollars ($40).

(c) (1) A manicurist application and examination fee shall be the actual cost to the board for developing, purchasing, grading, and administering the examination.

(2) A manicurist initial license fee shall not be more than thirty-five dollars ($35).

(d) (1) A barber application and examination fee shall be the actual cost to the board for developing, purchasing, grading, and administering the examination.

(2) A barber initial license fee shall be not more than fifty dollars ($50).

(e) (1) An electrologist application and examination fee shall be the actual cost to the board for developing, purchasing, grading, and administering the examination.

(2) An electrologist initial license fee shall be not more than fifty dollars ($50).

(f) An apprentice application and license fee shall be not more than twenty-five dollars ($25).

(g) The license renewal fee for individual practitioner licenses that are subject to renewal shall be not more than fifty dollars ($50).

(h) Notwithstanding Section 163.5 the license renewal delinquency fee shall be 50 percent of the renewal fee in effect on the date of renewal.

(i) Any preapplication fee shall be established by the board in an amount sufficient to cover the costs of processing and administration of the preapplication.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 788, Sec. 78. Effective January 1, 2004.)

7424.
  

The amounts of the fees payable under this chapter relating to licenses to operate an establishment are as follows:

(a) The application and initial license fee shall be not more than eighty dollars ($80).

(b) The renewal fee shall be not more than forty dollars ($40).

(c) The delinquency fee is 50 percent of the renewal fee in effect on the date of renewal.

(d) Any application and initial license fee for the change of ownership of an existing establishment may be established by the board in an amount less than the fee prescribed for a new establishment, but sufficient to cover the costs of processing the application and issuing the license.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 213, Sec. 4. Effective July 15, 1992. Applicable from July 1, 1992, pursuant to Sec. 6 of Ch. 213.)

7425.
  

The amounts of the fees payable under this chapter relating to licenses to operate a mobile unit are as follows:

(a) The application fee shall be not more than fifty dollars ($50).

(b) The initial inspection and license fee shall not be more than one hundred dollars ($100).

(c) The renewal fee shall be not more than forty dollars ($40).

(d) The delinquency fee shall be 50 percent of the renewal fee in effect on the date of renewal, notwithstanding Section 163. 5.

(Amended (as added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1672) by Stats. 1991, Ch. 1172, Sec. 20. Operative July 1, 1992, by Sec. 30 of Ch. 1172.)

7426.
  

The fee for a duplicate license as provided for in Section 7398 shall be ten dollars ($10).

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1672, Sec. 3. Operative July 1, 1992, by Sec. 10 of Ch. 1672.)

7426.5.
  

The board may, by regulation, divide the fees payable under this chapter relating to licenses into separate categories based upon processing functions, such as application review, examination administration, or license issuance, provided that the combined fees for those processing functions do not exceed the maximum amount prescribed by the license category.

The board may, by regulation, establish procedures whereby some or all of a fee submitted in connection with an application for licensure would be forfeited by an applicant who has withdrawn his or her application, fails to appear for an examination, or is required to retake an examination.

(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 983, Sec. 8. Effective January 1, 2000.)

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