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California Code, Business and Professions Code - BPC § 19876

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<For Executive Order N-66-20 (2019 CA EO 66-20), which extends certain timeframes in Executive Order N-40-20 and alters requirements relating to teacher credentialing, housing development, child care for essential workers, and driver’s license renewal, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, see Historical and Statutory Notes under Education Code § 44225.><For Executive Order N-71-20 (2019 CA EO 71-20), which withdraws and supersedes certain portions of Executive Order N-40-20, which were extended by Executive Order N-66-20, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, see Historical and Statutory Notes under Education Code § 41422.><For Executive Order N-83-20 (2019 CA EO 83-20), which withdraws and supersedes certain portions of Executive Order N-71-20, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, see Historical and Statutory Notes under Streets and Highways Code § 731.>

(a) Subject to the power of the commission to deny, revoke, suspend, condition, or limit any license, as provided in this chapter, a license shall be renewed biennially.

(b) An application for renewal of a gambling license shall be filed by the owner licensee or key employee with the department no later than 120 calendar days prior to the expiration of the current license. The commission shall act upon any application for renewal prior to the date of expiration of the current license. Upon renewal of any owner license, the commission shall issue an appropriate renewal certificate or validating device or sticker.

(c) Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision (b), if an applicant has submitted an application for renewal prior to the original expiration date of the current license and the commission is unable to act on the application prior to the expiration date, the commission may extend the current license for up to 180 days.

(d) Unless the commission determines otherwise, renewal of an owner's gambling license shall be deemed to effectuate the renewal of every other gambling license endorsed thereon.

(e) In addition to the penalties provided by law, any owner licensee who deals, operates, carries on, conducts, maintains, or exposes for play any gambling game after the expiration date of the gambling license is liable to the state for all license fees and penalties that would have been due upon renewal.

(f) If an owner licensee fails to renew the gambling license as provided in this chapter, the commission may order the immediate closure of the premises and a cessation of all gambling activity therein until the license is renewed.

(g) If an owner licensee applicant submits an application for renewal of the gambling license after the deadline described in subdivision (b) but before the original expiration date of the license, the commission may assess reasonable delinquency fees not to exceed three times the usual application fee.

A. A notary public is empowered to perform the following notarial acts:

(1) acknowledgments;

(2) oaths and affirmations;

(3) jurats;

(4) copy certifications;  and

(5) any other act so authorized by the law of this state.

B. A notary public shall not perform a notarial act if the principal:

(1) is not in the notary public's presence at the time of notarization;

(2) is not personally known to the notary public or identified by the notary public through satisfactory evidence of identity;

(3) shows a demeanor that causes the notary public to have a compelling doubt about whether the principal knows the consequences of the transaction requiring a notarial act;  or

(4) in the notary public's judgment, is not acting of his own free will.

C. A notary public may certify the affixation of a signature by mark on a document presented for notarization if:

(1) the mark is affixed in the presence of the notary public and of two credible witnesses unaffected by the document;

(2) both witnesses sign their own names beside the mark;

(3) the notary public writes below the mark:  “Mark affixed by (name of signer by mark) in presence of (names of witnesses) and undersigned notary public pursuant to Subsection C of Section 7 of the Notary Public Act”;  and

(4) the notary public notarizes the signature by mark through an acknowledgment or jurat.

D. A notary public may sign the name of a person physically unable to sign or make a mark on a document presented for notarization if:

(1) the person directs the notary public to do so in the presence of two credible witnesses unaffected by the document;

(2) the notary public signs the person's name in the presence of the person and the witnesses;

(3) both witnesses sign their own names beside the signature;

(4) the notary public writes below the signature:  “Signature affixed by notary public in the presence of (names and addresses of person and two witnesses) pursuant to Subsection D of Section 7 of the Notary Public Act”;  and

(5) the notary public notarizes the signature through an acknowledgment or jurat.

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