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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 104. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH [106500 - 119406]

  ( Division 104 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

PART 15. MISCELLANEOUS REQUIREMENTS [118375 - 119406]

  ( Part 15 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

CHAPTER 1. Articles of Common Use [118375 - 118490]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

ARTICLE 3. Common Towels [118425 - 118440]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

118425.
  

No person conducting, operating, or having charge or control of, any hotel, restaurant, factory, store, barber shop, office building, school, public hall, railroad train, railway station, boat, or any other public place, room, or conveyance, shall maintain or keep in or about any such place any towel for common use.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

118430.
  

For the purpose of this article the term “common use” when applied to a towel means its use by, or for, more than one person without its being laundered between consecutive uses of the towel by methods prescribed by or acceptable to the department.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

118435.
  

The department and all health officers of counties, cities, and health districts shall enforce this article.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

118440.
  

Violation of any provision of this article is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not exceeding fifty dollars ($50) for each offense.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

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