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DIVISION 8. CEMETERIES [8100 - 9703]

  ( Division 8 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

PART 3. PRIVATE CEMETERIES [8250 - 8829]

  ( Part 3 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

CHAPTER 5. Endowment and Special Care [8700 - 8785]

  ( Heading of Chapter 5 amended by Stats. 1951, Ch. 176. )

ARTICLE 6. Penalties [8785- 8785.]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 897, Sec. 4. )

8785.
  

Any person, partnership, or corporation administering, managing, or having responsibility for endowment care or special care funds who violates the provisions of this chapter relating to the collection, investment, or use of those funds shall be punished either by imprisonment in a county jail for a period not exceeding six months or by fine not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500), or by both such imprisonment and fine, or by imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170 of the Penal Code for 16 months, or two or three years. If the violator is a cemetery licensee or the holder of a certificate of authority, he, she, or it shall be subject to disciplinary action as provided in Article 6 (commencing with Section 7686) of Chapter 12 of Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code.

(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 571, Sec. 35. (SB 1480) Effective January 1, 2019.)

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