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Corporations Code - CORP

TITLE 4. SECURITIES [25000 - 31516]

  ( Title 4 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 384. )


  ( Division 5 added by Stats. 1970, Ch. 1400. )


  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1970, Ch. 1400. )

CHAPTER 2. Prohibited Practices [31210 - 31211]
  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1970, Ch. 1400. )


It is unlawful for any person to effect or attempt to effect a sale of a franchise in this state, except in transactions exempted under Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 31100) of Part 2 of this division, unless such person is: (1) identified in an application or amended application filed with the commissioner pursuant to Part 2 (commencing with Section 31100) of this division, (2) licensed by the Bureau of Real Estate as a real estate broker or real estate salesperson, or (3) licensed by the commissioner as a broker-dealer or agent pursuant to the Corporate Securities Law of 1968.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 177, Sec. 33. (AB 685) Effective January 1, 2017.)


If in the opinion of the commissioner any person is acting in violation of Section 31210, the commissioner may order such person to desist and refrain from further activity. If, after such an order has been made, a request for a hearing is filed in writing by the person to whom such order was directed, a hearing shall be held in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 11500) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, and the commissioner shall have all of the powers granted thereunder; unless such hearing is commenced within 15 business days after the request is made (or the person affected consents to a later date), such order shall be deemed rescinded.

(Amended by Stats. 1973, Ch. 539.)

CORPCorporations Code - CORP