California Talent/Modeling Agency Licensing


Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE)

http://www.dir.ca.gov/DLSE/dlse.html

California Labor Code

http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/calawquery?codesection=lab&codebody

CHAPTER 4. TALENT AGENCIES

Article 1.
Scope and Definitions ........................... 1700-1700.4
Article 2. Licenses ..................................... 1700.5-1700.22
Article 3. Operation and Management .................... 1700.23-1700.47

CHAPTER 4.5. ADVANCE-FEE TALENT SERVICES

Article 1. Definitions ..................................... 1701-1701.2
Article 2. Contract Agreement Provisions and Recordkeeping 1701.4-1701.5
Article 3. Written Disclosure ................................... 1701.8
Article 4. Bond Requirements and Fees .......................... 1701.10
Article 5. Prohibited Acts ..................................... 1701.12
Article 6. Remedies .................................... 1701.13-1701.20

Talent agency license database

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"No person shall engage in or carry on the occupation of a talent agency without first procuring a license therefor from the Labor Commissioner. The license shall be posted in a conspicuous place in the office of the licensee. The license number shall be referred to in any advertisement for the purpose of the solicitation of talent for the talent agency."

To report fraud or request opinion on possible law violation contact the State Labor Commissioner:

http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/dlseinfoline.htm

Arthur Lujan
State Labor Commissioner
P.O. Box 420603
San Francisco,  CA 94142

or

Anne Stevason
Acting Chief Counsel
320 West 4th Street, Suite 430
Los Angeles,  CA 90013