Article 4. Open-end Credit Programs of California Financial Code >> Division 9. >> Chapter 3. >> Article 4.
As used in this division, "open-end credit program" means a
licensee's plan for making open-end loans pursuant to a loan
agreement that sets forth the terms and conditions governing the use
of the open-end credit program, expressly states that the loan is
made pursuant to this article, and provides that:
(a) The borrower may use the open-end credit program to obtain
money, goods, labor, or services or credit, and the licensee makes
open-end loans to the borrower for the purpose of paying money to, or
at the direction of, the borrower or paying obligations that the
borrower creates through use of the open-end credit program.
(b) The amount of each advance and the charges and other permitted
costs are debited to an account.
(c) The charges are computed from time to time on the unpaid
balances of the borrower's account excluding from the computation any
unpaid charges other than permitted fees, costs, and expenses.
(d) The borrower has the privilege of paying the account in full
at any time.