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California Code, Labor Code - LAB § 1703.1

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(a) Every person engaging in the business of a talent service shall keep and maintain records of the talent service business, including the following:

(1) The name and address of each artist contracting with the talent service.

(2) The amount of the fees paid by or for the artist during the term of the contract with the talent service.

(5) Records described in subdivision (j) of Section 1703.

(9) The name, address, date of birth, social security number, federal tax identification number, and driver's license number and state of issuance thereof, of the owner of the talent service and of the corporate officers of the talent service, if it is owned by a corporation.

(10) The legal name, principal residence address, date of birth, and driver's license number and state of issuance thereof, of every talent scout and the name each talent scout uses while soliciting artists.

(11) Any other information that the Labor Commissioner requires.

(b) All books, records, and other papers kept pursuant to this chapter by a talent service shall be open for inspection during the hours between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., inclusive, Monday to Friday, inclusive, except legal holidays, by a peace officer or a representative from the Labor Commissioner, the Attorney General, any district attorney, or any city attorney. Every talent service shall furnish to the Labor Commissioner, a law enforcement officer, the Attorney General, any district attorney, or any city attorney, upon request, a true copy of those books, records, and papers, or any portion thereof, and shall make reports as the Labor Commissioner requires. The inspecting party shall maintain the confidentiality of any personal identifying information contained in the records maintained pursuant to this section, and shall not share, sell, or transfer the information to any third party unless it is otherwise authorized by state or federal law.

A written or verbal solicitation or advertisement for an artist to perform or demonstrate any talent for the talent service, or to appear for an interview with the talent service, shall include the following clear and conspicuous statement:  “This is not an audition for employment or for obtaining a talent agent or talent management.”

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