HB892 - PROFESSIONAL FUNDRAISERS - Champion, Norma
HB892 REQUIRES CERTAIN CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS TO DISCLOSE PERCENTAGE OF FUNDS SPENT ON CHARITABLE PURPOSE IN PREVIOUS YEAR.
Sponsor: Champion, Norma (134) Effective Date: 00/00/00
CoSponsor: LR Number: 2461-01
Last Action: COMMITTEE: CONSUMER PROTECTION
01/11/96 - Reported Do Pass with amendments (H)
HB892
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COMMITTEE

HB 892, HCA 1 -- PROFESSIONAL FUNDRAISERS

SPONSOR:  Champion

COMMITTEE ACTION:  Voted "do pass" by the Committee on Consumer
Protection by a vote of 8 to 4.

This bill requires all persons soliciting for charitable
organizations not currently exempt from the state's charitable
solicitations registration law to disclose the percentage of
funds raised in the past 12 months that were spent on the
charitable purpose.  Professional fundraisers are further
required to disclose that they are not members of the charity.

HCA 1 -- Eliminates requirement of professional fundraisers to
state during solicitation that they are not members of the
charitable organization.

FISCAL NOTE:  No impact on state funds.

PROPONENTS:  Supporters say that this bill allows people to be
sure what organization they are giving their charitable
contributions to during fundraising solicitation.

Testifying for the bill were Representative Champion; and the
Missouri Highway Patrol.

OPPONENTS:  There was no opposition voiced to the committee.

Bill Tucker, Research Analyst


INTRODUCED

HB 892 -- Charitable Solicitations

Sponsor:  Champion

This bill requires all persons soliciting for charitable
organizations not currently exempt from the state's charitable
solicitations registration law to disclose the percentage of
funds raised in the past 12 months that were spent on the
charitable purpose.  Professional fundraisers are further
required to disclose that they are not members of the charity.


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