Licensed Talent Agencies - California
If a person is acting as a "talent agent" in California, they must obtain a license from the State Labor Commissioner and are subject to state regulation. The regulations include submitting fingerprints and references, having their offices subject to inspection, maintaining a surety bond, trust account and accurate records, and submitting their commission rate and even their form of contract for approval by the Labor Commissioner.
Number of CA Agencies: 40
Source: California Department of Industrial Relations