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Business and Professions Code - BPC

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

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

CHAPTER 20. Electronic and Appliance Repair Dealers [9800 - 9874]

  ( Heading of Chapter 20 amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1161. )

ARTICLE 6. Revenue [9870 - 9874]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1492. )

9870.
  

All fees collected pursuant to this chapter shall be paid into the State Treasury to the credit of the Electronic and Appliance Repair Fund, which fund is hereby created.

(Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1161.)

9871.
  

The director shall report to the State Controller at the beginning of each month, for the month preceding, the amount and source of all revenue received by the bureau pursuant to this chapter, and at that time shall pay the entire amount thereof into the State Treasury for credit to the Electronic and Appliance Repair Fund.

(Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1161.)

9872.
  

The money in the Electronic and Appliance Repair Fund necessary for the administration of the bureau and the administration of this chapter shall be used for such purposes.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, 4th Ex. Sess., Ch. 18, Sec. 60. (AB 20 4x) Effective October 23, 2009.)

9873.
  

The fees prescribed by this chapter shall be set by the director by regulation, according to the following schedule:

(a) (1) The initial registration fee for an electronic repair industry service dealer or for an appliance repair industry service dealer is not more than two hundred five dollars ($205) for each place of business in this state. The initial registration fee for a service contractor is not more than ninety-five dollars ($95) for each place of business in this state.

(2) The initial registration fee for a person who engages in business as both an electronic repair industry service dealer and an appliance repair industry service dealer is not more than four hundred five dollars ($405) for each place of business in this state. The initial registration fee for a person who is a service contractor and engages in business as either an electronic repair industry service dealer or an appliance repair industry service dealer is not more than three hundred dollars ($300) for each place of business in this state.

(3) The initial registration fee for a person who engages in both the electronic repair industry and the appliance repair industry as a service dealer and is a service contractor is not more than five hundred dollars ($500) for each place of business in this state.

(4) A service dealer or service contractor who does not operate a place of business in this state, but engages in the electronic repair industry, the appliance repair industry, or sells, issues, or administers service contracts in this state shall pay the registration fee specified herein as if he or she had a place of business in this state.

(b) (1) The annual registration renewal fee for an electronic repair industry service dealer or for an appliance repair industry service dealer is not more than two hundred five dollars ($205) for each place of business in this state, if renewed prior to its expiration date. The annual registration renewal fee for a service contractor is ninety-five dollars ($95) for each place of business in this state, if renewed prior to its expiration date.

(2) The annual renewal fee for a service dealer who engages in the business as both an electronic repair industry service dealer and an appliance repair industry service dealer is not more than four hundred dollars ($400) for each place of business in this state.

(3) The annual renewal fee for a service dealer who engages in the electronic repair industry and the appliance repair industry and is a service contractor is not more than four hundred seventy-five dollars ($475) for each place of business in this state.

(4) A service dealer or service contractor who does not operate a place of business in this state, but who engages in the electronic repair industry, the appliance repair industry, or sells or issues service contracts in this state shall pay the registration fee specified herein as if he or she had a place of business in this state.

(c) The delinquency fee is an amount equal to 50 percent of the renewal fee for a license in effect on the date of renewal of the license, except as otherwise provided in Section 163.5.

(d) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2019, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, which is enacted before January 1, 2019, deletes or extends that date.

(e) Notwithstanding any other law, the director shall not adopt any regulation to increase any fee provided for in this section before January 1, 2017.

(Amended (as amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 428, Sec. 19) by Stats. 2015, Ch. 187, Sec. 1. (AB 1175) Effective January 1, 2016. Repealed as of January 1, 2019, by its own provisions. See later operative version, as amended by Sec. 2 of Stats. 2015, Ch. 187.)

9873.
  

The fees prescribed by this chapter shall be set by the director by regulation, according to the following schedule:

(a) The initial registration fee for an electronic repair industry service dealer or for an appliance repair industry service dealer is not more than two hundred five dollars ($205) for each place of business in this state. The initial registration fee for a person who engages in business as both an electronic repair industry service dealer and an appliance repair industry service dealer is not more than four hundred five dollars ($405).

(b) The annual registration renewal fee for an electronic repair industry service dealer or for an appliance repair industry service dealer is not more than two hundred five dollars ($205) for each place of business in this state, if renewed prior to its expiration date. The annual renewal fee for a service dealer who engages in the business as both an electronic repair industry service dealer and an appliance repair industry service dealer is not more than four hundred dollars ($400).

(c) The delinquency fee is an amount equal to 50 percent of the renewal fee for a license in effect on the date of renewal of the license, except as otherwise provided in Section 163.5.

(d) This section shall become operative on January 1, 2019.

(Amended (as amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 428, Sec. 20) by Stats. 2015, Ch. 187, Sec. 2. (AB 1175) Effective January 1, 2016. Section operative January 1, 2019, by its own provisions.)

9874.
  

All salaries, expenses, or costs incurred or sustained pursuant to this chapter shall be payable only out of the Electronic and Appliance Repair Fund.

(Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1161.)

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