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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 10. CATTLE PROTECTION [20001 - 22086]

  ( Division 10 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 4. Brands and Brand Records Generally [20601 - 20797]

  ( Chapter 4 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

ARTICLE 5. Suspension and Forfeiture [20721 - 20725]
  ( Article 5 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

20721.
  

The right to use a recorded brand is lost by the failure to pay the fees which are required by Article 6 (commencing with Section 20751) of this chapter.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

20722.
  

If the renewal fee that is required by Article 6 (commencing with Section 20751) is not paid by April 30th following the recordation of the brand, or by April 30th of the year that follows the last year for which the renewal fee has been paid, the right to use the brand is suspended by operation of law as of April 1st of that year.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 680, Sec. 24. Effective January 1, 1999.)

20723.
  

If the right to use a brand is suspended for more than one year, the right is forfeited on April 1st following the year of suspension. The brand, thereafter, may be rerecorded by the former owner or it may be applied for by any other person pursuant to this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 680, Sec. 25. Effective January 1, 1999.)

20724.
  

The right to use any brand which conflicts with any brand which has a prior cattle brand registration certificate number pursuant to this chapter is forfeited. All recordations shall be on a statewide basis.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

20725.
  

(a) Any person convicted of Section 487a of the Penal Code shall be prohibited from registering or owning, in whole or in part, a brand for a period of five years following the date of the conviction.

(b) Upon being notified of the conviction, the secretary shall terminate the registration of any brand registered to a person convicted of Section 487a of the Penal Code.

(Added by Stats. 2014, Ch. 129, Sec. 1. (AB 1722) Effective January 1, 2015.)

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