Article 10. Home Improvement Business - California Business and Professions Code Section 7152
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7152. (a) "Home improvement salesperson" is a person employed by a
home improvement contractor licensed under this chapter to solicit,
sell, negotiate, or execute contracts for home improvements, for the
sale, installation or furnishing of home improvement goods or
services, or of swimming pools, spas, or hot tubs.
(b) The following shall not be required to be registered as home
(1) An officer of record of a corporation licensed pursuant to
this chapter, or a manager of record of a limited liability company
licensed pursuant to this chapter.
(2) A general partner listed on the license record of a
partnership licensed pursuant to this chapter.
(3) A qualifying person, as defined in Section 7025.
(4) A salesperson whose sales are all made pursuant to
negotiations between the parties if the negotiations are initiated by
the prospective buyer at or with a general merchandise retail
establishment that operates from a fixed location where goods or
services are offered for sale.
(5) A person who contacts the prospective buyer for the exclusive
purpose of scheduling appointments for a registered home improvement
(6) A bona fide service repairperson who is in the employ of a
licensed contractor and whose repair or service call is limited to
the service, repair, or emergency repair initially requested by the
buyer of the service.
(c) The exemption to registration provided under paragraphs (1),
(2), and (3) of subdivision (b) shall apply only to those individuals
who, at the time of the sales transaction, are listed as personnel
of record for the licensee responsible for soliciting, negotiating,
or contracting for a service or improvement that is subject to
regulation under this article.
Last modified: February 16, 2015