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9.05.070 Misrepresentation prohibited.
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A. No person shall for the purpose of soliciting contributions from persons in this City, use the name of any other person, except that of an officer, director or trustee of the charitable organization by or for which the contributions are solicited, without the written consent of such other persons.

B. A person shall be deemed to have used the name of another person for the purpose of soliciting contributions if such latter person’s name is listed on any stationery, advertisement, brochure or correspondence in or by which a contribution is solicited by or on behalf of a charitable organization or his name is listed or referred to in connection with a request for a contribution as one who has contributed to, sponsored or endorsed the charitable organization or its activities.

C. No person or organization for the purpose of soliciting contributions from persons in the City shall falsely represent that the contributions are for a charitable purpose. For the purpose of this section, revocation or loss of a 501(C)(3) tax exempt determination of an organization by the Internal Revenue Service shall be prima facie evidence that the solicitation or contribution is not for a charitable purpose.

D. A violation of this section shall be a misdemeanor. [Ord. 526 § 2, 2010.] (Ord. 526 § 2, 2010.)

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