SB 544 Modifies provisions regarding organizations soliciting charitable contributions on roadways
Sponsor: Schmitt
LR Number: 1983S.01I Fiscal Note: 1983-01
Committee: General Laws
Last Action: 3/24/2009 - Hearing Conducted S General Laws Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2009

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SB 544 - Currently, a municipality or county has discretion to allow organizations to solicit charitable contributions in its roads. Under this act, a municipality or county is required to authorize organizations to make such solicitations if public safety officers will be making the solicitations. The organization must file a written application providing certain information, including proof of a valid liability insurance policy in an amount of at least one million dollars, in order to receive authorization.

This act is similar to HB 884 (2009).

SUSAN HENDERSON MOORE