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California Business and Professions Code Section 460

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460.  (a) No city or county shall prohibit a person or group of
persons, authorized by one of the agencies in the Department of
Consumer Affairs by a license, certificate, or other such means to
engage in a particular business, from engaging in that business,
occupation, or profession or any portion thereof.
   (b) No city, county, or city and county shall prohibit a healing
arts professional licensed with the state under Division 2
(commencing with Section 500) from engaging in any act or performing
any procedure that falls within the professionally recognized scope
of practice of that licensee.
   (1) This subdivision shall not be construed to prohibit the
enforcement of a local ordinance in effect prior to January 1, 2010,
related to any act or procedure that falls within the professionally
recognized scope of practice of a healing arts professional licensed
under Division 2 (commencing with Section 500).
   (2) This subdivision shall not be construed to prevent a city,
county, or city and county from adopting or enforcing any local
ordinance governing zoning, business licensing, or reasonable health
and safety requirements for establishments or businesses of a healing
arts professional licensed under Division 2 (commencing with Section
500).
   (c) Nothing in this section shall prohibit any city, county, or
city and county from levying a business license tax solely for
revenue purposes, nor any city or county from levying a license tax
solely for the purpose of covering the cost of regulation.


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