Gary Wollberg to Head State Bar Committee08.26.2011
Gary L. Wollberg as been elected to serve as Chair of the Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the Business Law Section of the California State Bar. His term will start immediately upon conclusion of the Bar’s annual meeting in Long Beach, California held September 15-18, 2011.
The Nonprofit Organizations Committee addresses legislative, administrative and judicial developments regarding nonprofit organizations at both the state and federal levels. Some of the Committee's current projects include (1) developing legislation to improve the California Nonprofit Corporations Law (Div. 2 of the California Corporations Code), (2) presenting programs state wide on issues important to boards and staffs of nonprofit organizations, and (3) working with the Franchise Tax Board to draft legislation to streamline the process for receiving a tax exempt designation, and to conform California law to the federal intermediate sanctions law to provide the FTB with options other than revocation of exemption to address violations of the tax code.