(a) The director shall require as a condition precedent to the issuance of any license for a residential care facility for the elderly, if the licensee handles or will handle any money of a person within the facility, that the applicant for the license file or have on file with the department a bond issued by a surety company admitted to do business in this state in a sum to be fixed by the department based upon the magnitude of the operations of the applicant, but which sum shall not be less than one thousand dollars ($1,000), running to the State of California and conditioned upon his or her faithful and honest handling of the money of persons within the facility.
(b) The failure of any licensee under this chapter to maintain on file with the state department a bond in the amount prescribed by the director or who embezzles the trust funds of a person in the facility shall constitute cause for the revocation of the license.
(c) The provisions of this section shall not apply if the licensee handles moneys of persons within the residential care facility for the elderly in amounts less than fifty dollars ($50) per person and less than five hundred dollars ($500) for all persons in any month.
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