Florida Statutes Title XXXIII. Regulation of Trade, Commerce, Investments, and Solicitations § 496.4055. Charitable organization or sponsor board duties

(1) As used in this section, the term “conflict of interest transaction” means a transaction between a charitable organization or sponsor and another party in which a director, officer, or trustee of the charitable organization or sponsor has a direct or indirect financial interest.  The term includes, but is not limited to, the sale, lease, or exchange of property to or from the charitable organization or sponsor;  the lending of moneys to or borrowing of moneys from the charitable organization or sponsor;  and the payment of compensation for services provided to or from the charitable organization or sponsor.

(2) The board of directors, or an authorized committee thereof, of a charitable organization or sponsor required to register with the department under s. 496.405 shall adopt a policy regarding conflict of interest transactions.  The policy shall require annual certification of compliance with the policy by all directors, officers, and trustees of the charitable organization.  A copy of the annual certification shall be submitted to the department with the annual registration statement required by s. 496.405 .

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