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Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education
400 R Street, Suite 5000
Sacramento, CA 95814-6200
(916) 445-3427
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 Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education Reform Act
(As amended, effective January 1, 2003)
California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59
Chapter 7 Private Postsecondary and Vocational Institutions
  Section(s)
Article 1. General Provisions 94700-94705
Article 2. Definitions 94710-94746
Article 3. Exemptions 94750
Article 3.5. Transition Provisions 94760
Article 4. Administration 94770-94779
Article 5. Classification of Educational Programs Offered by Postsecondary Institutions 94780-94795
Article 6. General Standards for All Postsecondary Institutions Approved Under This Chapter 94800-94848
Article 7. Maxine Waters Student Protection Act 94850-94882
Article 8. Standards and Evaluation Procedures for Degree-Granting Institutions 94900-94905
Article 9. Standards and Evaluation Procedures for Nondegree-Granting Institutions 94915-94930
Article 9.5. Registered Institutions 94931-94931.1
Article 10. Fees and Costs 94932-94936
Article 11. Agents and Agencies 94940-94942
Article 12. Student Tuition Recovery Fund and Student Obligations 94944-94948
Article 13. Administrative and Judicial Procedures 94950-94985
Article 14. Council Reports 94990-94995.3
Article 15. Severability 94998
Article 16. Termination 94999

Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education Reform Act Legislation

For more information on the following Legislation, visit the Official California Legislative Information Web site's "Bill Information" section and search for the bill.

Assembly Bill 71 (Statutes 1997, Chapter 78)
Assembly Bill 287 (Statutes 1997, Chapter 825)
Senate Bill 819 (Statutes 1997, Chapter 77)
Assembly Bill 400 (Statutes 2000, Chapter 625)
Assembly Bill 1898 (Statutes 2000, Chapter 273)
Assembly Bill 201 (Statutes 2001, Chapter 621)
Assembly Bill 2967 (Statutes 2002, Chapter 581)

Selected Provisions of the California Business and Professions Code

The following identified sections (§) of the California Business and Professions Code apply to the Bureau, its licensees or affected students (see § 2914). Use the following link to access the complete Business and Professions Code or visit the Official California Legislative Information Web site's "California Law" section and select "Business and Professions Code."

GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 22 Definition; Board; Bureau

DIVISION 1
DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS
CHAPTER 1
The Department
§ 108 Function and power of boards
§ 119 Use of licenses; misdemeanors
§ 121 Licensee's status when good faith renewal not timely
§ 122 Fee for duplicate copies of certificate of licensure or renewal
§ 123.5 Equitable remedies for violations
§ 124 Service of notices; manner of notification
§ 125.3 Costs of investigation and enforcement
§ 125.5 Violations of the Business and Professions Code; injunctions, restraining orders; restitution
§ 125.6 Unlawful discrimination; disciplinary actions
§ 125.9 Citations to licensees; contents and fines
§ 129 Complaint procedures
§ 136 Change of address notification; citation and fine for failure to comply
§ 137 Regulations pertaining to disclosure of license numbers in advertising and other activities
§ 141 Grounds for disciplinary action by state licensing board for disciplinary action taken in another jurisdiction

CHAPTER 1.5
Unlicensed Activity Enforcement
§ 146 Violations authorized as infractions
§ 148 Administrative citation system

CHAPTER 2
The Director of Consumer Affairs
§ 160 Status of certain investigators as peace officers
§ 161 Charge for the sale of copies of public records
§ 162 Certificate of officer in charge of records as evidence
§ 163 Fee for certification of copies of records, documents or papers under the Department or boards' custody

CHAPTER 7
Licensee
§ 461 Prohibition against requesting revelation of arrest record(s) on an initial application

DIVISION 1.2
LEGISLATIVE SUNSET REVIEW COMMITTEE
§ 473.3 Sunset review requirement of boards and bureaus; public hearings pertaining to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education

DIVISION 1.5
DENIAL, SUSPENSION AND REVOCATION OF LICENSES
CHAPTER 1
General Provisions
§ 475 Grounds for denial of licenses
§ 477 Definitions; Board; license
§ 478 Definitions, application; material

CHAPTER 2
Denial of Licenses
§ 480 Grounds for denial; certificate of rehabilitation
§ 481 Substantial relationship criteria
§ 482 Criteria to evaluate rehabilitation
§ 485 Procedure upon denial of an application
§ 486 Decision or notice of denial; contents
§ 487 Time for scheduling a hearing
§ 488 Action following a hearing
§ 489 Grounds for denial of an application without hearing

CHAPTER 3
Suspension and Revocation of Licenses
§ 490 Suspension or revocation based on criminal conviction
§ 490.5 Suspension - child support orders
§ 491 Procedure - suspension or revocation
§ 493 Evidentiary effect of record of criminal conviction
§ 494 Interim order for suspension or restriction(s)

CHAPTER 4
Public Reprovals
§ 495 Public reproval of licentiate or certificate holder

CHAPTER 5
EXAMINATION SECURITY
§ 498 Revocation, suspension or restriction of a license based on fraud or deceit
§ 499 Revocation, suspension or restriction of a license for actions pertaining to another's application

DIVISION 2
HEALING ARTS
CHAPTER 6.6
Psychologists
ARTICLE 1
General Provisions
§ 2914 Applicants for licensure as a psychologist


Related Provision of the California Unemployment Insurance Code

AMENDMENTS TO THE CALIFORNIA UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CODE
§ 1095 Authority for use of information

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