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§ 1397.35. Requirements for Professional Corporations.

16 CA ADC § 1397.35Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 13.1. Board of Psychology
Article 8. Rules of Professional Conduct
16 CCR § 1397.35
§ 1397.35. Requirements for Professional Corporations.
A professional corporation shall comply with the following provisions:
(a) The corporation is organized and exists pursuant to the general corporation law and is a professional corporation within the meaning of the Moscone-Knox Professional Corporation Act (Part 4, Division 3, Title 1 of the Corporations Code).
(b) Each shareholder, director and officer (except as provided in Section 13403 of the Corporations Code and Section 2997 of the Code) holds a valid psychology license; provided that, a licensed physician, podiatrist, marriage, family, and child counselor, licensed clinical social worker, chiropractor, optometrist or registered nurse may be a shareholder, director or officer of a psychology corporation so long as such licensees own no more than 49% of the total shares issued by the psychology corporation and the number of licensed physicians, podiatrists, marriage, family, and child counselors, licensed clinical social workers, chiropractors, optometrists or registered nurses owning shares in the psychology corporation does not exceed the number of psychologists owning shares in such a corporation. A psychologist may be a shareholder in more than one psychology corporation.
(c) Each professional employee of the applicant who will practice psychology, podiatry, medicine, marriage, family and child counseling, clinical social work, chiropractic, optometry or professional nursing, whether or not a shareholder, director or officer, holds a valid license.


Note: Authority cited: Sections 2930 and 2999, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 2995, Business and Professions Code; and Sections 13401, 13401.5, 13403, 13406 and 13407, Corporations Code.
1. Amendment of subsections (b) and (d) filed 2-28-80; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 80, No. 9).
2. Amendment filed 6-15-83; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 83, No. 25).
3. Amendment of subsections (b) and (c) filed 3-13-97; operative 4-12-97 (Register 97, No. 11).
4. Change without regulatory effect amending subsection (b) filed 12-5-2018 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2018, No. 49).
This database is current through 2/16/24 Register 2024, No. 7.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 1397.35, 16 CA ADC § 1397.35
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