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BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONS CODE
SECTION 9750-9770



9750.  The amount of fees prescribed for a license or certificate of
authority under this act is that fixed by the following provisions
of this article. Any license or certificate of authority provided
under this act that has expired may be renewed within five years of
its expiration upon payment of all accrued and unpaid renewal and
regulatory fees.



9750.5.  The delinquent renewal fee for a license, registration, or
certificate of authority under this chapter shall be 150 percent of
the timely fee, but not less than the renewal fee plus twenty-five
dollars ($25).


9751.  The original cemetery broker's license fee shall be fixed by
the bureau at not more than four hundred dollars ($400).



9752.  The original cemetery broker's license fee is payable at the
time of the filing of an application for an original cemetery broker'
s license.
   If the applicant fails the required written examination, he or she
may be permitted to take another examination upon the filing of an
application for reexamination and the payment of a reexamination fee.
This reexamination fee shall be fixed by the bureau at not more than
one hundred dollars ($100).
   No part of any original cemetery broker's license fee or
reexamination fee is refundable. It is deemed earned upon receipt by
the bureau, whether the accompanying application for a license is
complete or incomplete.



9753.  The annual renewal fee for a cemetery broker's license shall
be fixed by the bureau at not more than three hundred dollars ($300).



9754.  If the licensee is a cemetery brokerage corporation, the
license issued to it entitles one officer only, on behalf of the
corporation, to engage in the business of a cemetery broker without
the payment of a further fee, that officer to be designated in the
application of the corporation for a license. For each other officer
of a licensed cemetery brokerage corporation, through whom it engages
in the business of a cemetery broker, the annual renewal fee, in
addition to the fee paid by the corporation, shall be fixed by the
bureau at not more than one hundred dollars ($100).



9755.  If the licensee is a cemetery brokerage copartnership, the
license issued to it entitles one member only of the copartnership to
engage on behalf of the copartnership in the business of a cemetery
broker, which member shall be designated in the application of the
copartnership for a license. For each other member of the
copartnership who on behalf of the copartnership engages in the
business of a cemetery broker, the annual renewal fee, in addition to
the fee paid by the copartnership, shall be fixed by the bureau at
not more than one hundred dollars ($100).



9756.  The cemetery salesperson's license fee shall be fixed by the
bureau at not more than thirty dollars ($30).



9757.  A cemetery salesperson's license fee is payable on each
filing of an application for a cemetery salesperson's license.



9759.  The annual renewal fee for a cemetery salesperson's license
shall be fixed by the bureau at not more than twenty-five dollars
($25).


9760.  For a branch office broker's license, the fee shall be fixed
by the bureau at not more than one hundred dollars ($100).



9760.5.  The cremated remains disposer registration fee shall be one
hundred dollars ($100).



9760.6.  The renewal fee for a cremated remains disposer
registration shall be fifty dollars ($50).



9761.  For change of name or of address of licensee on the records
of the bureau, the fee shall be fixed by the bureau at not more than
twenty-five dollars ($25).



9762.  For transfer of a salesperson's license on change of
employer, the fee shall be fixed by the bureau at not more than
twenty-five dollars ($25).


9763.  For a duplicate license the fee shall be fixed by the bureau
at not more than twenty-five dollars ($25).



9764.  For reinstatement of a license within the fiscal year, the
fee shall be fixed by the bureau at not more than twenty-five dollars
($25).
   As used in this section, "reinstatement of a license" means the
reissuance of a canceled cemetery broker's license, or a cemetery
salesperson's license which was canceled during the year for which it
was issued upon the salesperson's withdrawal from the employ of a
cemetery broker.



9764.1.  (a) The fee for a crematory manager examination and
reexamination may not exceed five hundred dollars ($500).
   (b) The license fee to obtain a crematory manager license may not
exceed one hundred dollars ($100).
   (c) The renewal fee for a crematory manager license may not exceed
one hundred dollars ($100).



9764.2.  (a) The fee for a cemetery manager examination and
reexamination may not exceed nine hundred dollars ($900).
   (b) The license fee to obtain a cemetery manager license may not
exceed one hundred dollars ($100).
   (c) The renewal fee for a cemetery manager license may not exceed
one hundred dollars ($100).


9764.3.  The fee for filing a report of a change of designated
manager or a request for approval to share a designated cemetery
manager shall not exceed fifty dollars ($50).



9765.  Every cemetery authority operating a cemetery shall pay an
annual regulatory charge for each cemetery to be fixed by the bureau
at not more than four hundred dollars ($400). In addition to an
annual regulatory charge for each cemetery, an additional quarterly
charge to be fixed by the bureau at not more than eight dollars and
fifty cents ($8.50) for each burial, entombment, or inurnment made
during the preceding quarter shall be paid to the bureau and these
charges shall be deposited in the Cemetery Fund. If the cemetery
authority performs a burial, entombment, or inurnment, and the
cremation was performed at a crematory located on the grounds of the
cemetery and under common ownership with the cemetery authority, the
total of all additional charges shall be not more than eight dollars
and fifty cents ($8.50).



9766.  Upon payment of the charges set forth, the bureau shall issue
a renewal of the certificate of authority to the cemetery authority.



9767.  Failure to pay the charges set forth by Section 9765 of this
code prior to February 1st for each year shall be cause for
suspension of the certificate of authority. The certificate may be
restored upon payment to the bureau of the prescribed charges.




9768.  It is a misdemeanor for any cemetery corporation to make any
interments without a valid certificate of authority. Each interment
shall be a separate violation.



9769.  All moneys received by the bureau under the provisions of
this chapter shall be accounted for and reported by detailed
statements furnished by the bureau to the Controller at least once a
month, and at the same time these moneys shall be remitted to the
Treasurer, and, upon order of the Controller, shall be deposited in
the Cemetery Fund in the State Treasury, which fund is hereby
created.



9770.  All money paid into the State Treasury and credited to the
Cemetery Fund shall be expended in accordance with law for the
payment of all actual and necessary expenses incurred in carrying out
the provisions of this act.