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BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONS CODE
SECTION 7574-7574.08



7574.  This chapter may be cited as the Proprietary Security
Services Act.


7574.01.  For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms
shall have the following meanings:
   (a) "Bureau" means the Bureau of Security and Investigative
Services.
   (b) "Chief" means the Chief of the Bureau of Security and
Investigative Services.
   (c) "Director" means the Director of Consumer Affairs, unless the
context indicates otherwise.
   (d) "Person" includes any individual, firm, company, association,
organization, partnership, and corporation.
   (e) "Proprietary private security employer" means a person who has
one or more employees who provide security services for the employer
and only for the employer. A person who employs proprietary private
security officers pursuant to this chapter at more than one location
shall be considered a single employer.
   (f) "Proprietary private security officer" means an unarmed
individual who is employed exclusively by any one employer whose
primary duty is to provide security services for his or her employer,
whose services are not contracted to any other entity or person, and
who is not exempt pursuant to Section 7582.2, and who meets both of
the following criteria:
   (1) Is required to wear a distinctive uniform clearly identifying
the individual as a security officer.
   (2) Is likely to interact with the public while performing his or
her duties.
   (g) "Registrant" means an individual registered with the bureau
under this chapter.


7574.02.  The director shall administer and enforce the provisions
of this chapter.



7574.03.  Every power granted or duty imposed upon the director
under this chapter may be exercised or performed by any other officer
or employee of the Department of Consumer Affairs as authorized by
the director, however, the director shall have the supervision of and
the responsibility for all powers and duties exercised by those
officers and employees.



7574.04.  The director may, in accordance with the State Civil
Service Act (Part 2 (commencing with Section 18500) of Division 5 of
Title 2 of the Government Code) and subject to the provisions of
Section 159.5, appoint and fix the compensation of inspectors,
investigators, and other personnel as may be necessary for the
enforcement of this chapter.



7574.05.  The director may adopt regulations as necessary for the
administration and enforcement of this chapter.



7574.06.  (a)  All fees and fines collected pursuant to this chapter
shall be deposited in the Private Security Services Fund.
   (b) All money derived from the registration and regulation of
proprietary private security officers and proprietary private
security employers registered under this chapter shall be expended
exclusively on the registration and regulation of proprietary private
security officers and proprietary private security employers.



7574.08.  This article shall become operative on January 1, 2011.