(a)  Any of the following shall be grounds for revoking a permit issued under the provisions of these Rules:

(1)           failure to renew the permit issued to the organization;

(2)           loss of federal income tax exemptions;

(3)           violations of the restrictions on solicitations contained in Rule .0803 of this Section;

(4)           substantiated complaints of harassment of travelers by individual solicitors;

(5)           any action which adversely affects the health or safety of the traveling public;

(6)           fraud or misrepresentation in application on the part of the permittee.

(b)  Any organization which applies for a permit for solicitation and is refused such a permit, or any organization which has its permit revoked, may make a written appeal within 30 days of the department's decisions to the Secretary of Transportation whose decisions shall be final.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 20‑175; 136‑18;

Eff. November 1, 1984;

Amended Eff. December 1, 1993; August 1, 1986; September 1, 1985;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 6, 2016.