SECTION .0300 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
01 ncac 35B .0301 operating requirements
(a) The Independent Organization or Federation that receives the names and addresses of state employees shall segregate this information from all other lists of contributors and use the lists only for acknowledgement purposes. This segregated list shall not be sold or released to anyone outside of the recipient organization.
(b) The Independent Organization or Federation shall disburse contribution amounts on the basis of actual funds received rather than the amount pledged.
(c) The Federation shall disburse contributions quarterly to their Member Charitable Organizations on the basis of actual funds received, rather than amounts pledged.
(d) In the event the Independent Organization or Federation or any of its directors, officers, or employees are the subject of any investigation or legal proceeding by any federal, state or local law enforcement authority based upon its charitable solicitation activities, delivery program services, or use of funds, the organization shall inform the SECC within 10 days of its learning or being notified of the investigation or proceeding. The Independent Organization or Federation shall also inform the SECC of any investigation or proceeding within 10 days of the outcome.
(f) Any Independent Organization or Federation that fails to comply with this Rule or Rule .0203 of this Subchapter may be declared ineligible by the SECC Advisory Committee and the remainder of the contributions shall be classified as Undesignated Funds and distributed pursuant to Rule .0305 of this Section. Any Member Charitable Organization that fails to comply with this Rule or Rule .0203 of this Subchapter may be declared ineligible by the SECC Advisory Committee and the remainder of the contributions shall be redistributed in accordance with the Federation's policies. A declaration of ineligibility shall be based on factors including the following:
(1) the type and severity of the failure to comply;
(2) the period of time or duration that the failure to comply occurred; and
(3) the amount of financial implications of the failure to comply.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143-340(26);
Eff. April 1, 2020.