The Department of Justice proposes regulations that implement Assembly Bill No. 488. This Assembly Bill amends The Supervision of Trustees and Fundraisers for Charitable Purposes Act and establishes that effective January 1, 2023, charitable fundraising platforms and platform charities are subject to the Attorney General’s supervision.
The proposed regulations regulate charitable fundraising platforms, platform charities, and persons and entities soliciting charitable donations on charitable fundraising platforms. The regulations also reorder and renumber existing regulations so that all regulations pertaining to the Act will be in Chapter 4.
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Notice Register Publication Date: May 27, 2022
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 PST on July 12, 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:
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