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APPROVED ASSESSMENTS OF CIVIL PENALTIES

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California Code of Regulations
Title 16, Division 8
Article 8. Citation

Section 884.  Assessments of Civil Penalties.

(a) Civil penalties against persons who have been cited for violation of the Contractors License Law shall be assessed in accordance with the following ranges of penalties.

Section Violated Minimum Civil Penalty Maximum Civil Penalty
7027.1 100 1,000
7028 200 5,000
7028.1 1,000 5,000
7028.5 200 5,000
7028.7 200 15,000
7029.1 200 2,500
7029.5 100 500
7029.6 100 500
7030 500 1,500
7030.1 1,000 5,000
7030.5 100 1,000
7031.5 100 500
7034 100 1,000
7058.7 500 5,000
7068.1 100 5,000
7068.2 100 1,000
7071.11 100 1,000
7071.13 100 500
7075 100 500
7076 100 1,000
7083 100 1,000
7083.1 100 1,000
7099.10 100 1,500
7099.11 100 1,500
7107 200 5,000
7108 200 5,000
7108.5 200 2,000
7108.6 200 2,000
7109 200 5,000
7109.5 500 5,000
7110 200 5,000
7110.1 100 1,000
7111 100 1,000
7111.1 100 1,500
7113 200 5,000
7114 500 15,000
7114.1 200 2,000
7115 100 5,000
7116 100 5,000
7117 100 1,000
7117.5 200 5,000
7117.6 200 5,000
7118 500 15,000
7118.4 3,000 5,000
7118.5 1,000 5,000
7118.6 1,000 5,000
7119 200 2,000
7120 200 2,000
7123 500 5,000
7125 100 500
7125.4 200 5,000
7154 100 1,000
7157 100 1,000
7158 500 5,000
7159 100 1,000
7159.5(a)(1), (a)(3), and (a)(5), 100 5,000
7159.5(a)(2), (a)(4), (a)(6), (a)(7), and (a)(8) 100 1,000
7159.10 100 500
7159.14 100 5,000
7161 100 5,000
7162 100 1,500
7164 100 1,000

(b) When determining the amount of assessed civil penalty, the Registrar shall take into consideration whether one or more of the following or similar circumstances apply:

  1. the citation includes multiple violations;
  2. the cited person has a history of violations of the same or similar sections of the Contractors License Law;
  3. in the judgment of the Registrar, a person has exhibited bad faith;
  4. in the judgment of the Registrar, the violation is serious or harmful;
  5. the citation involves a violation or violations perpetrated against a senior citizen or disabled person; and/or
  6. the citation involves a violation or violations involving a construction project in connection with repairs for damages caused by a natural disaster as described in Section 7158 of the code.

(c) Where a citation lists more than one violation and each of the violations relates to the same construction project, the total penalty assessment in each citation shall not exceed $5,000, except as provided for violations of Sections 7028.7, 7114, or 7118.

(d) Where a citation lists more than one violation, the amount of assessed civil penalty shall be stated separately for each section violated.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 7008 and 7099.2, and 7115, Business and Professions Code.
Reference: Sections 7099 and 7099.1, and 7115, Business and Professions Code.

 
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