Amended in Senate June 3, 2013

California Legislature—2013–14 Regular Session

Assembly BillNo. 630


Introduced by Assembly Member Holden

February 20, 2013


An act to add Section 5536.4 to the Business and Professions Code, relating to architects.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST

AB 630, as amended, Holden. Architects.

Existing law establishes the California Architects Board within the Department of Consumer Affairs for the purpose of regulating the practice of architecture in this state. Existing law defines what constitutes an architect’s professional services.

This bill would provide that no person may use an architect’s instruments of service, as specified, withoutbegin delete aend delete writtenbegin insert consent,end insert contractbegin insert,end insert orbegin delete written assignment allowed by a written contractend deletebegin insert agreement specificallyend insert authorizing that use.begin insert The bill would provide that this act is a clarification of existing law and does not take away any right otherwise granted by law.end insert

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:

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SECTION 1.  

Section 5536.4 is added to the Business and
2Professions Code
, to read:

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5536.4.  

No person may use an architect’s instruments of
4service, as those professional services are described inbegin insert paragraph
P2    1(2) ofend insert
subdivision (b) of Section 5500.1, withoutbegin delete aend delete writtenbegin insert consent,end insert
2 contractbegin insert,end insert orbegin delete written assignment specifically allowed by a written
3contractend delete
begin insert agreement specificallyend insert authorizing that use.

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begin insertSEC. 2.end insert  

end insert

begin insertThe Legislature finds and declares that this act is a
5clarification of existing law and does not take away any right
6otherwise granted by law.end insert



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