Disposal of Charitable Assets

Notice of Amendments to Regulations


The Department of Justice (Department) proposes to adopt section 328.1 of title 11, division 1, chapter 4 of the California Code of Regulations concerning giving notice to the Attorney General of certain transactions involving all or substantially all of the assets of a charitable corporation or trust, or assets in charitable trust held by a mutual benefit corporation.

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Notice Register Publication Date: October 21, 2022

Status of the Proposal: This rulemaking is undergoing a 45-day public comment period. Any interested person or their authorized representative may submit written comments regarding the proposed regulatory action. The written comment period closes at 5:00 pm on December 6, 2022. All timely comments that specifically pertain to the proposed regulations will be reviewed and responded to by Department staff. Comments may be submitted by mail or email to:

  • Mail written comments:

    Department of Justice
    Office of the Attorney General
    Charitable Trusts Section
    Attn: Sandra Barrientos, Deputy Attorney General
    300 South Spring Street, Suite 1702
    Los Angeles, CA 90013

  • E-mail: Sandra.Barrientos@doj.ca.gov

The information below relates to recent rulemaking activity, including links to the regulations text and associated documents. Any person who has submitted a comment regarding a proposed action has the right to request a copy of the Final Statement of Reasons. The Final Statement will also be posted to this webpage upon completion of this rulemaking.

Public Notice and Related Documents