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AB-2208 Charitable organizations.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/12/2020 09:00 PM


Assembly Bill
No. 2208

Introduced by Assembly Member Irwin

February 12, 2020

An act relating to charitable organizations.


AB 2208, as introduced, Irwin. Charitable organizations.
Existing law, the Supervision of Trustees and Fundraisers for Charitable Purposes Act, governs charitable corporations, unincorporated associations, trustees, commercial fundraisers, fundraising counsel, commercial coventurers, and other legal entities holding or soliciting property for charitable purposes over which the state or the Attorney General has enforcement and supervisory powers. The act authorizes the Attorney General to impose specified civil penalties for acts and omissions. The act imposes specific requirements on charitable organizations and commercial fundraisers for charitable purposes and prohibits specified acts and practices in the planning, conduct, or execution of any solicitation or charitable sales promotion, including misrepresenting the purpose of the charitable organization or the nature or purpose or beneficiary of a solicitation. Existing law requires charitable corporations, unincorporated associations, and trustees to file periodic written reports with the Attorney General under oath.
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation relating to charitable organizations.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation relating to charitable organizations.