2020 California Code
Business and Professions Code - BPC
DIVISION 2 - HEALING ARTS
CHAPTER 5.3 - Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists
ARTICLE 9 - Dispensing Audiologists
Section 2539.8.

2539.8.  

No hearing aid shall be sold by an individual licensed as an audiologist under this chapter to a person 16 years of age or younger, unless within the preceding six months a recommendation for a hearing aid has been made by both a board-certified, or a board-eligible physician specializing in otolaryngology, and by a state licensed audiologist. A replacement of an identical hearing aid within one year shall be an exception to this requirement.

(Added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 309, Sec. 12. (AB 1535) Effective January 1, 2010.)

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