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California Restaurant Association applauds signing of AB 227, instituting reforms to chemical warning law requirements
(SACRAMENTO – Oct. 7, 2013) – The California Restaurant Association (CRA) commends Gov. Jerry Brown and the state Legislature for enacting AB 227 (Gatto), which will allow California businesses that receive a notice for allegedly violating the warning provisions of Proposition 65 to correct the violation within 14 days and pay a civil penalty.
“This kind of reform to Proposition 65’s requirements is absolutely a step in the right direction and will provide some protection for thousands of California businesses that are by and large trying to comply with the spirit of the law,” California Restaurant Association President + CEO Jot Condie said. “Restaurants in particular have seen the rise is frivolous lawsuits in this area and will now have the opportunity to correct mistakes when they occur.” Continue reading