(a) A person engaged in the business or acting in the capacity of an immigration consultant
shall submit to the Department of Justice, fingerprint images and related information
required by the Department of Justice for the purpose of obtaining information as
to the existence and content of a record of state and federal convictions and arrests
and information as to the existence and content of a record of state and federal arrests
for which the Department of Justice establishes that the person is free on bail, or
on his or her recognizance, pending trial or appeal. An immigration consultant who has been issued a bond as described in Section 22443.1 on or before December 31, 2006, shall submit the fingerprint images and related information
to the Department of Justice on or before July 1, 2007.
(b) The Department of Justice shall forward the fingerprint images and related information
received pursuant to subdivision (a) to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and request
a federal summary of criminal information.
(d) The Secretary of State shall request from the Department of Justice subsequent
arrest notification service, pursuant to Section 11105.2 of the Penal Code, for each person who submitted information pursuant to subdivision (a).
(e) The Department of Justice shall charge a fee sufficient to cover the cost of processing
the requests described in this section.
(f) The Secretary of State shall not post on its Internet Web site information received
from the Department of Justice.
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