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BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONS CODE
SECTION 200-210



200.  Notwithstanding any other provisions of this code, any
revenues, collections, or receipts accruing to any board in the
department may, in the manner determined by the director and with the
consent of the board concerned, be received and deposited by the
department, and in such case shall be accounted for to the board and
remitted by the department to the State Treasury in accordance with
law for credit to the fund of such board. Notwithstanding Section 158
of this code, all refunds shall be made by the department with the
consent of the board.


200.1.  (a) Any accruals that occur on or after September 11, 1993,
to any funds or accounts within the Professions and Vocations Fund
that realize increased revenues to that fund or account as a result
of legislation enacted on or after September 11, 1993, and that have
not been transferred pursuant to Sections 13.50, 13.60, and 13.70 of
the Budget Act of 1993 on the effective date of the act that enacted
this section, shall be exempt from the transfers contained in
Sections 13.50, 13.60, and 13.70 of the Budget Act of 1993. These
funds shall include, but not be limited to, all of the following:
   (1) Athletic Commission Fund.
   (2) Bureau of Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation Fund.
   (3) Contractors' License Fund.
   (4) Private Investigator Fund.
   (5) Respiratory Care Fund.
   (6) Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians Fund.
   (b) Subdivision (a) shall not apply to the Contingent Fund of the
Medical Board of California.


201.  A charge for the estimated administrative expenses of the
department, not to exceed the available balance in any appropriation
for any one fiscal year, may be levied in advance on a pro rata share
basis against any of the funds of any of the boards, bureaus,
commissions, divisions, and agencies, at the discretion of the
director and with the approval of the Department of Finance.



202.  (a) Upon proper presentation of claims by the department to
the State Controller, the State Controller shall draw his or her
warrant against any of the funds of any one of the boards to cover
its share of the estimated administrative expenses of the department.
The fund of one board shall not be used to pay the expenses of any
other board.
   (b) Nothing in this section or in Section 401 shall prohibit the
transfer of funds for a release time bank of any board, commission,
or bureau of the department pursuant to a memorandum of understanding
on the same terms and conditions applicable to other state agencies.



202.5.  Prior to payment to the Department of Justice of any charges
for legal services rendered to any board within the department, the
Department of Justice shall submit to the board an itemized statement
of the services and charges. The itemized statement shall include
detailed information regarding the services performed and the amount
of time billed for each of those services.



203.  The amount of the warrant shall be remitted to the State
Treasurer by the department for credit to the Consumer Affairs Fund.
The department shall pay all of its necessary administrative expenses
out of the Consumer Affairs Fund.


204.  A sum, not to exceed 1 percent of the total amount
appropriated for all of the boards herein mentioned may be withdrawn
from the Consumer Affairs Fund without at the time furnishing
vouchers and itemized statements. This sum shall be used as a
revolving fund where cash advances are necessary, and at the close of
each biennium, or at any other time, upon demand of the Department
of Finance, shall be accounted for and substantiated by vouchers and
itemized statements submitted to and audited by the State Controller.



205.  (a) There is in the State Treasury the Professions and
Vocations Fund. The fund shall consist of the following special
funds:
   (1) Accountancy Fund.
   (2) California Architects Board Fund.
   (3) Athletic Commission Fund.
   (4) Barbering and Cosmetology Contingent Fund.
   (5) Cemetery Fund.
   (6) Contractors' License Fund.
   (7) State Dentistry Fund.
   (8) State Funeral Directors and Embalmers Fund.
   (9) Guide Dogs for the Blind Fund.
   (10) Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation Fund.
   (11) California Architects Board-Landscape Architects Fund.
   (12) Contingent Fund of the Medical Board of California.
   (13) Optometry Fund.
   (14) Pharmacy Board Contingent Fund.
   (15) Physical Therapy Fund.
   (16) Private Investigator Fund.
   (17) Professional Engineers' and Land Surveyors' Fund.
   (18) Consumer Affairs Fund.
   (19) Behavioral Sciences Fund.
   (20) Licensed Midwifery Fund.
   (21) Court Reporters' Fund.
   (22) Veterinary Medical Board Contingent Fund.
   (23) Vocational Nurses Account of the Vocational Nursing and
Psychiatric Technicians Fund.
   (24) Electronic and Appliance Repair Fund.
   (25) Geology and Geophysics Fund.
   (26) Dispensing Opticians Fund.
   (27) Acupuncture Fund.
   (28) Physician Assistant Fund.
   (29) Board of Podiatric Medicine Fund.
   (30) Psychology Fund.
   (31) Respiratory Care Fund.
   (32) Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Fund.
   (33) Board of Registered Nursing Fund.
   (34) Psychiatric Technician Examiners Account of the Vocational
Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians Fund.
   (35) Animal Health Technician Examining Committee Fund.
   (36) State Dental Hygiene Fund.
   (37) State Dental Assistant Fund.
   (38) Hearing Aid Dispensers Account of the Speech-Language
Pathology and Audiology Fund.
   (b) For accounting and recordkeeping purposes, the Professions and
Vocations Fund shall be deemed to be a single special fund, and each
of the several special funds therein shall constitute and be deemed
to be a separate account in the Professions and Vocations Fund. Each
account or fund shall be available for expenditure only for the
purposes as are now or may hereafter be provided by law.



206.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person
tendering a check for payment of a fee, fine, or penalty that was
subsequently dishonored, shall not be granted a license, or other
authority that they were seeking, until the applicant pays the amount
outstanding from the dishonored payment together with the applicable
fee, including any delinquency fee. The board may require the person
whose check was returned unpaid to make payment of all fees by
cashier's check or money order.



207.  (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the money in
any fund described in Section 205 that is attributable to
administrative fines, civil penalties, and criminal penalties imposed
by a regulating entity, or cost recovery by a regulating entity from
enforcement actions and case settlements, shall not be continuously
appropriated. The money in each fund that is not continuously
appropriated shall be available for expenditure as provided in this
code only upon appropriation by the Legislature.
   (b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the annual Budget
Act may appropriate, in a single budget item for each individual fund
described in paragraphs (1) to (40), inclusive, of subdivision (a)
of Section 205, the entire amount available for expenditure in the
budget year for that fund. That appropriation may include funds that
are continuously appropriated and funds that are not continuously
appropriated.


210.  (a) (1) The department may enter into a contract with a vendor
for the BreEZe system, the integrated, enterprisewide enforcement
case management and licensing system described in the department's
strategic plan, no sooner than 30 days after notification in writing
to the chairpersons of the Appropriations Committees of each house of
the Legislature and the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget
Committee.
   (2) The amount of BreEZe system vendor contract funds, authorized
pursuant to this section, shall be consistent with the project costs
approved by the office of the State Chief Information Officer based
on its review and approval of the most recent BreEZe Special Project
Report to be submitted by the department prior to contract award at
the conclusion of procurement activities.
   (3) Paragraph (2) shall apply to all Budget Act items for the
department that have an appropriation for the BreEZe system.
   (b) (1) If the department enters into a contract with a vendor for
the BreEZe system pursuant to subdivision (a), the department shall,
by December 31, 2014, submit to the Legislature, the Senate
Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development, the
Assembly Committee on Business, Professions and Consumer Protection,
and the budget committees of each house, a report analyzing the
workload of licensing personnel employed by boards within the
department participating in the BreEZe system.
   (2) A report to the Legislature pursuant to this subdivision shall
be submitted in compliance with Section 9795 of the Government Code.
   (3) This subdivision shall become inoperative on December 1, 2018,
pursuant to Section 10231.5 of the Government Code.