Sec. 659.149: Fund-Raising Practices

The fund-raising practices of a participating charitable organization must:

(1) be truthful and consumer-oriented;

(2) clearly identify and distinguish community-based organizations from statewide and international organizations; and

(3) ensure protection against:

(A) unauthorized use of a list of contributors to the organization;

(B) payment of commissions, kickbacks, finder fees, percentages, bonuses, or overrides for fund-raising;

(C) mailing of unordered merchandise or tickets with a request for money in return; and

(D) general telephone solicitation of the public.


Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 5.17(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.