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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 8. SPECIAL BUSINESS REGULATIONS [18400 - 22948.25]

  ( Division 8 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 44. )

CHAPTER 3. Home Furnishings [19000 - 19221]

  ( Heading of Chapter 3 amended by Stats. 1972, Ch. 749. )

ARTICLE 2. Administration [19030 - 19034.5]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 46. )

19030.
  

Any reference in California law to the Bureau of Home Furnishings or to the Bureau of Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation shall be deemed to refer to the Bureau of Household Goods and Services.

(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 578, Sec. 29. (SB 1483) Effective January 1, 2019.)

19031.
  

The duty of enforcing and administering this chapter and Chapter 20 (commencing with Section 9800) of Division 3 is vested in the chief and he or she is responsible to the director therefor.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, 4th Ex. Sess., Ch. 18, Sec. 64. (AB 20 4x) Effective October 23, 2009.)

19032.
  

The director, in accordance with the State Civil Service Act and Section 159.5, may appoint and fix the compensation of such clerical, inspection, investigation, and auditing personnel as well as a deputy chief, as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter. All such personnel shall perform their respective duties under the supervision and the direction of the chief.

(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 578, Sec. 30. (SB 1483) Effective January 1, 2019.)

19033.
  

Except as qualified by this chapter the chief has all the powers and duties of a head of a department under Chapter 2 of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code.

(Amended by Stats. 1949, Ch. 787.)

19034.
  

With the approval of the director, the chief may adopt rules and regulations necessary for the administration of this chapter and declaring the policy of the bureau, and shall determine when any article, not otherwise clearly defined, is “upholstered furniture” or “bedding” or “insulation” under the provisions of this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 1987, Ch. 925, Sec. 8. Effective September 22, 1987.)

19034.5.
  

All rules and regulations shall become effective not earlier than 30 days after approval by the director, and upon compliance with the procedure provided in Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 405, Sec. 41. Effective January 1, 2003.)

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