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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. 496.4121
496.4121 Collection receptacles used for donations.
(1) As used in this section, the term “collection receptacle” means a receptacle used to collect donated clothing, household items, or other goods for resale.
(2) A collection receptacle must display a permanent sign or label on each side which contains the following information printed in letters that are at least 3 inches in height and no less than one-half inch in width, in a color that contrasts with the color of the collection receptacle:
(a) For a collection receptacle used by a person required to register under this chapter, the name, business address, telephone number, and registration number of the charitable organization or sponsor for whom the solicitation is made.
(b) For a collection receptacle placed or maintained in public view by a person not required to register under this chapter or by a person not claiming an exemption pursuant to s. 496.406, the name, telephone number, and physical address of the business conducting the solicitation and the statement: “This is not a charity. Donations made here support a for-profit business and are not tax deductible.”
(3) Upon request, a charitable organization or sponsor using a collection receptacle must provide the donor with documentation of its tax-exempt status and the registration issued under this chapter.
History.s. 16, ch. 2014-122.