Cal. Evid. Code § 1240

Updated January 23, 2019

Evidence of a statement is not made inadmissible by the hearsay rule if the statement:

(a) Purports to narrate, describe, or explain an act, condition, or event perceived by the declarant; and

(b) Was made spontaneously while the declarant was under the stress of excitement caused by such perception.

(Enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299.)