Amendments to Attorney General's Regulations Adopted Pursuant to the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 ("Proposition 65") (Title 11, Division 4)
The Attorney General is proposing to amend Title 11, Division 4, of the California Code of Regulations concerning Proposition 65 enforcement actions brought by private parties. Specifically, the Attorney General proposes to: amend Chapter 1, sections 3000 through 3008; amend Chapter 3, sections 3201 through 3204; and renumber Chapter 3, section 3204, as section 3205. These amendments would affect settlement terms, penalty amounts, and attorney's fees in civil actions filed by private persons in the public interest pursuant to Proposition 65, codified at Health and Safety Code §§ 25249.5-25249.13; § 25180.7; and § 25192.
For copies of the notice, the text of the proposed amendments, information on submitting public comments and other related information, click here.
Proposition 65 Information and Enforcement Reporting
State law requires any person suing "in the public interest" to enforce Proposition 65, "The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986", to notify the Attorney General of the lawsuit and outcome of the case.
This site provides an on-line process for reporting Proposition 65 private enforcement actions in compliance with California Health and Safety Code Section 25249.7 (d) (e) and (f). See "Electronic Filing" on this page for details.
All reports on Proposition 65 private actions must be filed electronically with the Attorney General's Office.
File 60-Day Notices Electronically
We are pleased to announce that the Office of the Attorney General has added a new feature to our website that will facilitate serving the Attorney General’s copies of 60-Day Notices and the confidential documentation that accompanies a Certificate of Merit. Pursuant to title 27, section 25903(c), of the Code of Regulations, the Attorney General will now accept service of these documents electronically. If you choose to use the electronic service, you need not provide a hard copy. We will continue to accept hard copies as an alternative to electronic service. It is not necessary to serve the Attorney General using both formats. Use File a 60-Day Notice link to start the process.
Important Note on Motions, Supporting Papers and Exhibits
All motions, supporting papers and exhibits to be served on the Attorney General 45 days prior to the date of hearing will continue to be filed by mail until further notice. Please mail to:
Proposition 65 Enforcement Reporting
Attention: Prop 65 Coordinator
1515 Clay Street, Suite 2000
Post Office Box 70550
Oakland, California 94612-0550
Annual Summaries of Private Settlements
These documents summarize all settlements of Proposition 65 cases brought by private plaintiffs since January 1, 2000. The summaries are based on reports submitted to the Attorney General pursuant to SB 1269 (1999) and SB 471 (2001). The data show total penalties, attorney fees and other funds collected. Also included is a brief description of actions defendants were required to take to remedy alleged violations. Copies of individual settlements are available on request.