Any container used by any person, nonprofit corporation, or charitable organization, or an agent of any of these, whether paid or not paid, in a public place to solicit contributions by offering a product for sale or distribution for solicitation purposes shall have a disclosure label as defined by Section 13A- 9-80.

(Acts 1995, No. 95-605, p. 1276, §2.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 13A-9-81

  • CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION: A person or nonprofit corporation who is or holds himself or herself out to be established for a benevolent, educational, philanthropic, humane, scientific, artistic, patriotic, social welfare or advocacy, public health, environmental, conservation, civic, or other eleemosynary purpose, or a person who employs a charitable appeal as the basis for any solicitation or appeal that suggests, directly or indirectly, that the solicitation is for a charitable purpose. See Alabama Code 13A-9-80
  • container: Box, carton, package, receptacle, canister, jar, dispenser, or machine that offers a product for sale or distribution, for solicitation purposes. See Alabama Code 13A-9-80
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • DISCLOSURE LABEL: A printed or typed notice affixed to a container, in a conspicuous place and accessible to the public, that is easily readable and legible that informs the public of the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 13A-9-80

  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 1-1-1