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Fundraisers for Charitable Purposes Act   

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(a) A commercial fundraiser for charitable purposes shall maintain during each solicitation campaign and for not less than 10 years following the completion of each solicitation campaign records, including any electronic records, containing the following information, which shall be available for inspection upon demand by the Attorney General:

(1) The date and amount of each contribution received as a result of the solicitation campaign and, for noncash contributions, the name and mailing address of each contributor.

(2) The name and residence address of each employee, agent, or other person involved in the solicitation campaign.

(3) Records of all revenue received and expenses incurred in the course of the solicitation campaign.

(4) For each account into which the commercial fundraiser deposited revenue from the solicitation campaign, the account number and the name and location of the bank or other financial institution in which the account was maintained.

(b) If a commercial fundraiser for charitable purposes sells tickets to an event and represents that tickets will be donated for use by another, the commercial fundraiser shall maintain for not less than 10 years following the completion of the event records containing the following information, which shall be available for inspection upon demand by the Attorney General:

(1) The number of tickets purchased and donated by each contributor.

(2) The name and address of all organizations receiving donated tickets for use by others, including the number of tickets received by each organization.

(Added by Stats. 2004, Ch. 919, Sec. 12.)