Article 2. Penalties of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 2. >> Chapter 2.3. >> Article 2.
The department may suspend or revoke licenses issued under
this chapter for violation of any provisions of this chapter or rules
and regulations promulgated hereunder. In addition, the department
shall assess a civil penalty in the amount of fees received by a
licensee as a result of a violation of any provisions of this chapter
or rules and regulations promulgated hereunder. Proceedings to
suspend or revoke a license shall be conducted pursuant to Section
A violation of the provisions of this chapter or rules and
regulations promulgated hereunder by a person licensed pursuant to
Division 2 (commencing with Section 500) or a person certificated or
licensed pursuant to Chapter 17 (commencing with Section 9000) of
Division 3 of, the Business and Professions Code may be grounds for
suspension or revocation of the person's license under such division.
Any person, association or corporation referring persons
without a license in violation of Section 1400 shall be liable for a
civil penalty in the amount of the remuneration illegally recieved,
which shall be assessed and recovered in a civil action brought in
the name of the people of the State of California by the Attorney
General in any court of competent jurisdiction.
Civil penalties collected pursuant to this article shall be
used to administer the provisions of this chapter.