As used in this chapter:
   (a) "Person" includes any individual, firm, partnership,
association, limited liability company, or corporation.
   (b) "Farm labor contractor" designates any person who, for a fee,
employs workers to render personal services in connection with the
production of any farm products to, for, or under the direction of a
third person, or who recruits, solicits, supplies, or hires workers
on behalf of an employer engaged in the growing or producing of farm
products, and who, for a fee, provides in connection therewith one or
more of the following services: furnishes board, lodging, or
transportation for those workers; supervises, times, checks, counts,
weighs, or otherwise directs or measures their work; or disburses
wage payments to these persons.
   (c) "License" means a license issued by the Labor Commissioner to
carry on the business, activities, or operations of a farm labor
contractor under this chapter.
   (d) "Licensee" means a farm labor contractor who holds a valid and
unrevoked license under this chapter.
   (e) "Fee" shall mean (1) the difference between the amount
received by a labor contractor and the amount paid out by him or her
to persons employed to render personal services to, for or under the
direction of a third person; (2) any valuable consideration received
or to be received by a farm labor contractor for or in connection
with any of the services described above, and shall include the
difference between any amount received or to be received by him or
her, and the amount paid out by him or her, for or in connection with
the rendering of such services.