2019 California Code
Business and Professions Code - BPC
DIVISION 4 - REAL ESTATE
PART 1 - LICENSING OF PERSONS
CHAPTER 3 - Real Estate Regulations
ARTICLE 3 - Disciplinary Action
(a) Following an administrative proceeding, or in connection with a stipulation, when the commissioner grants the right to a license applicant or a licensee to apply for or to obtain a restricted license or restricted mortgage loan originator license endorsement, the commissioner may, in addition to any other terms and conditions placed upon the restricted licensee, require the restricted licensee to pay the monetary costs associated with monitoring the licensed activities conducted by and pursuant to the restricted license or restricted mortgage loan originator license endorsement.
(b) The commissioner may also require, as a condition precedent to the issuance of a restricted license or restricted mortgage loan originator license endorsement, that the licensee pay monetary restitution to any person who sustained damages by reason of the act or acts that led to the discipline imposed by the commissioner.
(c) The commissioner shall not renew a license or a mortgage loan originator license endorsement, and may deny an application for the removal of license restrictions or for the reinstatement of an unrestricted license, if the licensee fails to pay all of the costs he or she is ordered to pay pursuant to this section.
(d) The commissioner shall not reinstate an unrestricted license or unrestricted mortgage loan originator license endorsement, or remove restrictions from a license or license endorsement, if the petitioner has failed to pay any costs he or she was ordered to pay pursuant to this section.
(e) The commissioner may require a holder of a restricted or revoked license, who petitions the commissioner for reinstatement of his or her license pursuant to Section 11522 of the Government Code, to pay the reasonable costs of processing the petition request.
(f) All costs recovered under this section shall be considered a reimbursement for costs incurred and shall be deposited in the Real Estate Fund to be available, notwithstanding Section 10451, upon appropriation by the Legislature.
(Added by Stats. 2011, Ch. 712, Sec. 10. (SB 706) Effective January 1, 2012.)