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Health and Safety Code - HSC


  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

CHAPTER 4. Human Whole Blood, Human Whole Blood Derivatives, and Other Biologics [1600 - 1630]

  ( Chapter 4 repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1055. )

ARTICLE 5. Revenue [1616 - 1616.5]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1055. )


(a)  Each application for a license or license renewal under this chapter shall be accompanied by a fee determined by the director by regulations and in an amount sufficient to cover the cost of administering this chapter but not to exceed those costs, as specified pursuant to Section 1616.5.

(b)  The state department shall receive and account for all moneys received pursuant to this chapter and shall deposit them with the Treasurer for deposit in the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Fund established pursuant to Section 1302 of the Business and Professions Code. All funds received pursuant to this chapter shall, upon appropriation, be expended to administer this chapter.

(c)  Each license issued under this chapter shall expire 12 months from the date of its issuance. Application for renewal of license accompanied by the fee shall be filed with the department not less than 10 days prior to the expiration each year. Failure to make a timely renewal shall result in expiration of the license.

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 492, Sec. 5. Effective January 1, 1995.)


(a)  The fee required pursuant to Section 1616 for the calendar year commencing January 1, 1992, and for each fiscal year thereafter unless adjusted pursuant to subdivision (b), shall not exceed the following:

One thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500) for a blood bank and no more than one blood collection center operated at the same location as the blood bank. In addition and irrespective of the location of the blood collection center, a fee of five hundred dollars ($500) for each additional blood collection center operated by the blood bank up to a maximum of one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500) for three or more blood collection centers.

(b)  The maximum application and renewal fees for blood bank licenses pursuant to subdivision (a) shall be adjusted annually in the manner specified in Section 100450. The adjustments shall be rounded off to the nearest whole dollar.

(c)  This chapter shall not be interpreted to exempt the state, a district, city, county, or city and county, from payment of fees or from meeting the requirements established pursuant to this chapter or regulations adopted thereunder.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1023, Sec. 169. Effective September 29, 1996.)

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