2019 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 18. Corporations
§18-552.4. Persons and organizations exempt.

Universal Citation: 18 OK Stat § 18-552.4 (2019)

Except as otherwise specifically provided in the Oklahoma Solicitation of Charitable Contributions Act, the provisions of Sections 552.3 of this title shall not apply to the following persons:

1. Organizations incorporated for religious purposes and actually engaged in bona fide religious programs, and other organizations directly operated, supervised, or controlled by a religious organization;

2. Educational institutions that have a faculty, regularly enrolled students and offer courses of study leading to the granting of recognized degrees when solicitations of contributions are primarily confined to its student body and their families, alumni, faculty and trustees and any 501(c)(3) organization authorized by and having an established identity with such institutions;

3. Fraternal organizations, when soliciting from their own members, and patriotic and civic organizations, when solicitation of contributions is confined to the membership of said organizations, and the solicitation is managed by their own membership without paid solicitors; and

4. Persons soliciting contributions for a named individual person, when such individual person is specified by name at the time of solicitation, the purpose for such contribution is clearly stated, and if the gross contributions collected, without any deductions whatsoever for the benefit of the solicitor or any other person, be deposited directly to an account in the name of the beneficiary established for that purpose at a licensed local bank, and if such contributions are used for the direct benefit of the named individual person as beneficiary.

Added by Laws 1959, p. 89, § 4, emerg. eff. May 8, 1959. Amended by Laws 1974, c. 70, § 1; Laws 1980, c. 364, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1980; Laws 2010, c. 460, § 4, eff. July 1, 2011.

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