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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 496
SOLICITATION OF FUNDS
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F.S. 496.4072
496.4072 Financial statements for specific disaster relief solicitations.
(1) A charitable organization or sponsor that solicits contributions in this state for a charitable purpose related to a specific disaster or crisis and receives at least $50,000 in contributions in response to such solicitation shall file quarterly disaster relief financial statements with the department on a form prescribed by the department. The quarterly statements must detail the contributions secured as a result of the solicitation and the manner in which such contributions were expended.
(2) The first quarterly statement shall be filed on the last day of the 3rd month following the accrual of at least $50,000 in contributions after the commencement of solicitations for the specific disaster or crisis. The charitable organization or sponsor shall continue to file quarterly statements with the department until the quarter after all contributions raised in response to the solicitation are expended.
(3) The department shall post notice on its website of each disaster or crisis subject to the reporting requirements of this section within 10 days after the disaster or crisis.
(4) A charitable organization or sponsor that has been registered with the department for at least 4 consecutive years immediately before soliciting contributions for a charitable purpose related to a specific disaster or crisis is exempt from the reporting requirements of this section.
History.s. 10, ch. 2014-122.