(225 ILCS 460/7.5)
Public Safety Personnel Organization.
(a) Every Public Safety Personnel Organization that solicits
from the public shall, in addition to other provisions of this Act:
(1) Have as a condition of public solicitation a
provision included in every professional fund raiser contract providing that the professional fund raiser shall: (A) maintain and deliver to the organization a list of the names and addresses of all contributors and purchasers of merchandise, goods, services, memberships, and advertisements; (B) deliver the list of the current year semiannually of each contribution or purchase and specify the amount of the contribution or purchase and the date of the transaction; and (C) assign ownership of the list to the Public Safety Personnel Organization.
The obligation required by this subdivision (1) does
not apply to a professional fund raiser under the following conditions:
(i) the professional fund raiser does not have
access to information to create and maintain the list and the Public Safety Personnel Organization obtained the information to create and maintain the list under the fund raising campaign by other means; or
(ii) the Public Safety Personnel Organization and
the professional fund raiser agree to waive the obligation required by this subdivision (1).
(2) Act in accordance with Section 17-2 of the
Criminal Code of 2012, and violation of this Section shall also be subject to separate civil remedy hereunder.
(b) Any professional fund raiser who willfully violates the provisions of
addition to other remedies be subject to a fine of $2,000 for each violation,
forfeiture of all
solicitation fees, and enjoined from operating and soliciting the
(c) This Section does not apply to a contract that is in effect on the
effective date of this amendatory Act of the 91st General Assembly
(unless the contract is extended,
renewed, or revised on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of
the 91st General Assembly, in which case this Section applies to
the contract on and after the date
on which the extension, renewal, or revision takes place).
(Source: P.A. 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)