SB 1161 Allows any municipality or county to authorize an organization to solicit charitable contributions by the roadside
Sponsor: Shields
LR Number: 5437S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Economic Development, Tourism & Local Government
Last Action: 3/6/2006 - Second Read and Referred S Economic Development, Tourism & Local Government Committee Journal Page: S394
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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SB 1161 - This act allows the governing body of any municipality or county to authorize an organization to stand in a road to solicit charitable contributions. Any organization must file a written application no later than 11 days before the solicitation. The act specifies what information must be provided in the application.

The governing body may require the applicant to obtain a permit or pay a reasonable fee. It may also require proof of liability insurance or set a minimum age requirement for persons soliciting.

Solicitation collections shall only be conducted at intersections controlled by electronic signal lights or by four-way stop signs.

This act is identical to HCS/HB 1119 (2006).

SUSAN HENDERSON MOORE