§ 5037. Record Retention
(a) Each licensee shall keep and maintain the following records related to commercial cannabis activity for at least seven years: title(1) Financial records including, but not limited to, bank statements, sales invoices, receipts, tax records, and all records required by the California Department of Tas and Fee Administration (formerly Board of Equalization) under Title 18, California Code of Regulations, sections 1698 and 4901.
(2) Personnel records, including each employee’s full name, social security or individual tax payer identification number, date employment begins, and date of termination of employment if applicable.
(3) Training records including, but not limited to, the content of the training provided and the names of the employees that received. the training.
(4) Contracts with other licensees regarding commercial cannabis activity.
(5) Permits, licenses, and other local authorizations to conduct the licensee’s commercial ……cannabis activity.
(6) Security records, except for surveillance recordings required pursuant to section 5044 of this division.
(7) Records relating to the composting or destruction of cannabis goods:
(8) Documentation for data or information entered into the track and trace system.
(9) All other documents prepared or executed by an owner or his employees or assignees in connection with the licensed commercial cannabis business.
(b) The Bureau may make any examination of the books and records of any licensee as it deems necessary to perform its duties under the Act.
(c) Records shall be kept in a manner that allows the records to be produced for the Bureau at the licensed premises in either hard copy or electronic form, whichever the Bureau requests. (A licensee may contract with a third party to provide custodial or management services of the records. Such a contract sha11 not relieve the licensee of the licensee’s responsibilities under this section.