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AB-2855 Charitable solicitations: financial disclosures. (2015-2016)



SECTION 1.

 Section 17510.86 is added to the Business and Professions Code, to read:

17510.86.
 (a) An Internet Web site produced by, or on behalf of, a charity that operates or engages in the solicitation for charitable purposes of funds or other property in this state shall include a prominent link on the home page of the Internet Web site that immediately directs all consumers to the Attorney General’s Internet Web site, which contains information about consumer rights and protections and charity research resources.
(b) A document produced by, or on behalf of, a charity for the solicitation for charitable purposes of funds or other property in this state shall include the Internet Web site address of the Attorney General’s Internet Web site, which contains information about consumer rights and protections and charity research resources.
(c) No later than July 1, 2017, the Attorney General shall develop and publish on the Attorney General’s Internet Web site, which contains information about charities, informational materials containing consumer rights and protections and charity research resources to allow donors to become informed about a charity before making a decision to give.
SEC. 2.
 No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because the only costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school district will be incurred because this act creates a new crime or infraction, eliminates a crime or infraction, or changes the penalty for a crime or infraction, within the meaning of Section 17556 of the Government Code, or changes the definition of a crime within the meaning of Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution.