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§ 3353.1. Authorization.

16 CA ADC § 3353.1BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 33. Bureau of Automotive Repair
Chapter 1. Automotive Repair Dealers and Official Stations and Adjusters
Article 7. Disclosure Requirements for Automotive Repair Dealers
16 CCR § 3353.1
§ 3353.1. Authorization.
(a) No diagnosis or repair, including no-charge and warranty repairs, shall commence and no charges shall accrue without specific authorization from the customer. Any estimate or revised work order provided to the customer shall be authorized by the customer or the customer's designee in written, oral, or electronic form.
(b) If the customer provides a written authorization, the automotive repair dealer shall capture his or her signature and record the date of signature on the estimate or on documents that supplement the estimate.
(c) If the customer provides an oral authorization, the automotive repair dealer shall record the authorization by documenting on the estimate the date, time, name of the person authorizing the repairs, and the telephone number called, if any, or produce this information on documents relating to the authorization that supplement the estimate.
(d) If the customer provides an electronic authorization, the automotive repair dealer shall record the authorization by documenting on the estimate the date, time, name of the person authorizing the repairs, and the telephone number or electronic mail address contacted, if any, or produce this information on documents relating to the authorization that supplement the estimate.
(e) Documents supplementing the estimate, including but not limited to a series of electronic communications between the automotive repair dealer and the customer, shall be uniquely identified and maintained as part of the same transaction in accordance with section 3358 of this Article.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 9882 and 9884.9, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 9884.9, Business and Professions Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 9-13-2018; operative 9-13-2018 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2018, No. 37).
This database is current through 9/6/19 Register 2019, No. 36
16 CCR § 3353.1, 16 CA ADC § 3353.1
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