Code Section

Code of Civil Procedure - CCP

PART 2. OF CIVIL ACTIONS [307 - 1062.20]

  ( Part 2 enacted 1872. )
  

TITLE 2. OF THE TIME OF COMMENCING CIVIL ACTIONS [312 - 366.3]

  ( Title 2 enacted 1872. )
  

CHAPTER 3. The Time of Commencing Actions Other Than for the Recovery of Real Property [335 - 349.4]
  ( Chapter 3 enacted 1872. )

  
338.1.  

An action for civil penalties or punitive damages authorized under Chapter 6.5 (commencing with Section 25100), Chapter 6.67 (commencing with Section 25270), Chapter 6.7 (commencing with Section 25280), Chapter 6.8 (commencing with Section 25300), or Chapter 6.95 (commencing with Section 25500) of Division 20 of the Health and Safety Code shall be commenced within five years after the discovery by the agency bringing the action of the facts constituting the grounds for commencing the action.

(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 141, Sec. 1. (AB 1980) Effective January 1, 2019.)