Business and Professions Code - BPC


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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 2. HEALING ARTS [500 - 4999.129]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 399. )

CHAPTER 5.5. Registered Dispensing Opticians [2550 - 2569]

  ( Chapter 5.5 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 955. )
ARTICLE 3. Fiscal Provisions [2565 - 2568]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 418, Sec. 9. )

2565.  

The amount of fees prescribed in connection with the registration of dispensing opticians shall be as set forth in this section unless a lower fee is fixed by the division:

(a) The initial registration fee is one hundred dollars ($100).

(b) The renewal fee is one hundred dollars ($100).

(c) The delinquency fee is twenty-five dollars ($25).

(d) The fee for replacement of a lost, stolen, or destroyed certificate is twenty-five dollars ($25).

This section shall become operative on January 1, 1988.

(Amended by Stats. 1999, Ch. 655, Sec. 33.3. Effective January 1, 2000.)

2566.  

The amount of fees prescribed in connection with certificates for contact lens dispensers, unless a lower fee is fixed by the division, is as follows:

(a) The application fee for a registered contact lens dispenser shall be one hundred dollars ($100).

(b) The biennial fee for the renewal of certificates shall be fixed by the division in an amount not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100).

(c) The delinquency fee is twenty-five dollars ($25).

(d) The division may by regulation provide for a refund of a portion of the application fee to applicants who do not meet the requirements for registration.

(e) The fee for replacement of a lost, stolen, or destroyed certificate is twenty-five dollars ($25).

This section shall become operative on January 1, 1988.

(Amended by Stats. 1999, Ch. 655, Sec. 34. Effective January 1, 2000.)

2566.1.  

The amount of fees prescribed in connection with certificates for spectacle lens dispensers shall be as set forth in this section unless a lower fee is fixed by the division:

(a) The initial registration fee is one hundred dollars ($100).

(b) The renewal fee shall be one hundred dollars ($100).

(c) The delinquency fee is twenty-five dollars ($25).

(d) The fee for replacement of a lost, stolen or destroyed certificate is twenty-five dollars ($25).

(Amended by Stats. 1999, Ch. 655, Sec. 35. Effective January 1, 2000.)

2567.  

(a) The provisions of Article 19 (commencing with Section 2420) and Article 20 (commencing with Section 2435) of Chapter 5 which are not inconsistent or in conflict with this chapter apply to the issuance and govern the expiration and renewal of certificates issued under this chapter. All fees collected from persons registered or seeking registration under this chapter shall be paid into the Contingent Fund of the Medical Board of California.

(b) The board may employ, subject to civil service regulations, whatever additional clerical assistance is necessary for the administration of this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 886, Sec. 46.)

2568.  

The board shall report to the Controller at the beginning of each month for the month preceding the amount and source of all revenue received by it pursuant to this chapter, and shall pay the entire amount thereof to the Treasurer for deposit in the Dispensing Opticians Fund, which fund is created to carry out the provisions of this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 74, Sec. 6. Effective July 19, 2005.)