2017 California Code
Business and Professions Code - BPC
CHAPTER 20 - Electronic and Appliance Repair Dealers
ARTICLE 4 - Offenses Against the Chapter
Section 9853.


(a) A plea or verdict of guilty or a conviction following a plea of nolo contendere made to a charge substantially related to the qualifications, functions, and duties of a service dealer or service contractor is deemed to be a conviction within the meaning of this article. The director may suspend, revoke, or place on probation a registration, or may deny registration, when the time for appeal has elapsed, or the judgment of conviction has been affirmed on appeal or when an order granting probation is made suspending the imposition of sentence, irrespective of a subsequent order under Section 1203.4 of the Penal Code, allowing that person to withdraw his or her plea of guilty and to enter a plea of not guilty, or setting aside the verdict of guilty, or dismissing the accusation, information, or indictment.

(b) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2019, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2019, deletes or extends that date.

(Amended (as amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 332, Sec. 103) by Stats. 2014, Ch. 428, Sec. 11. (AB 2740) Effective January 1, 2015. Repealed as of January 1, 2019, by its own provisions. See later operative version, as amended by Sec. 12 of Stats. 2014, Ch. 428.)

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