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California Code, Food and Agricultural Code (Formerly Agricultural Code) - FAC § 78005

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In this article, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Charitable organization” means either of the following:

(a) A person determined by the internal revenue service to be a tax exempt organization pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the internal revenue code 1.

(b) A person who is or who is held out to be established for a benevolent, educational, philanthropic, humane, scientific, patriotic, social welfare or advocacy, public health, environmental conservation, civic or other eleemosynary purpose or a person who in any manner employs a charitable appeal as the basis of a solicitation.

2. “Contracted fund raiser” means a person who for profit either solicits directly or employs, procures or engages another person to solicit for a charitable organization.  A contracted fund raiser does not include a lawyer, investment counselor or banker who advises a person to make a charitable contribution, a bona fide salaried officer, employee or volunteer of a charitable organization or a person the contracted fund raiser employs, procures or engages to solicit.

3. “Independent solicitor” means a person who for profit engages to solicit on behalf of a charitable organization or on behalf of a contracted fund raiser.

4. “Solicit” and “solicitation” means a request of any kind for a contribution or a request for the purchase of goods, tickets or services for a charitable purpose.

In this article, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Excess materials” means any materials which have a remaining useful life but which are no longer required by the using agency in possession of the materials.

2. “Nonexpendable materials” means all tangible materials which have an original acquisition cost over an amount set by regulation and a probable useful life of more than one year.

3. “Surplus materials” means any materials that no longer have any use to this state or materials acquired from the United States government.  This includes obsolete materials, scrap materials and nonexpendable materials that have completed their useful life cycle.

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