37-30-3. Solicitor to register with attorney general--Registration periods--Information to be provided by solicitor--Failure to register as misdemeanor. Every paid solicitor shall register each time with the attorney general no less than thirty days prior to conducting any solicitation. The initial registration for a paid solicitor shall be valid for one year and may be renewed for an additional one-year period if the solicitation campaign lasts more than one year. Application for registration shall be made on forms prescribed by the attorney general.
The paid solicitor shall provide the following information on or with the registration form:
(1) Legally established name;
(2) Name or names under which it solicits contributions;
(3) Form of organization;
(4) Date and place of organization;
(5) Street address of principal office in this state, or, if none, the name and street address of the person having custody of books and records within this state;
(6) Names and addresses of officers, directors, trustees and chief executive officer;
(7) Federal and state tax status;
(8) Denial at any time by any governmental agency or court of the right to solicit contributions;
(9) Copy of the completed solicitation notice as provided by § 37-30-6;
(10) Copy of the contract between the charitable organization and the paid solicitor as provided by § 37-30-7;
(11) Copies of executed documents required by §§ 37-30-8 and 37-30-9; and
(12) Such other information as the attorney general may require, by rules promulgated pursuant to chapter 1-26, to promote fairness of the solicitation and to assure full and fair disclosure of all material information to the attorney general.
The paid solicitor or authorized officer shall sign the registration form and shall certify that the statements therein are true and correct to the best of their knowledge. Any paid solicitor who fails to register as provided by this section is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.
Source: SL 1990, ch 314, § 3.
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