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NCJ Number: 49565 Find in a Library
Title: REGULATION OF CHARITABLE TRUSTS AND SOLICITATIONS SUMMARY OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON CHARITABLE TRUSTS AND SOLICITATIONS, JANUARY 15-18, 1974
Corporate Author: National Assoc of Attorneys General
United States of America
Editor(s): G MALHOIT
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 100
Sponsoring Agency: National Assoc of Attorneys General
Washington, DC 20001
Sale Source: National Assoc of Attorneys General
444 North Capitol Street
Washington, DC 20001
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE PAPERS AND PANEL DISCUSSIONS PRESENTED AT THE MEETING COVER THE STATUS OF REGULATING CHARITIES, ENFORCEMENT OF RELEVANT STATE AND FEDERAL STATUTES, AND PROTECTING CONTRIBUTORS AND CONSUMERS FROM FRAUD.
Abstract: AN OVERVIEW OF THE REGULATION OF CHARITABLE FOUNDATIONS AT THE STATE AND FEDERAL LEVEL, AN OVERVIEW OF PENNSYLVANIA'S REGULATION OF CHARITABLE SOLICITATIONS, AND AN EXAMINATION OF MASSACHUSETTS' REGULATIONS WERE CONSIDERED. OTHER TOPICS COVERED ARE THE UNIFORM MANAGEMENT OF INSTITUTIONAL FUNDS ACT, THE TAX REFORM ACT OF 1969, THE INCORPORATION OF FEDERAL LAW INTO STATE STATUTES, DEFINING GROUPS TO BE REGULATED UNDER CHARITABLE SOLICITATION STATUTES, AND METHODS OF INVESTIGATING AND ENFORCING SUCH STATUTES. OTHER PAPERS AND PANEL DISCUSSIONS COVER SETTING STANDARDS, UNCOVERING FRAUDS, SPECIFIC FRAUDS ENCOUNTERED BY VARIOUS STATES, AND DIRECTIONS ENFORCEMENT PROGRAMS ARE TAKING. REPRESENTATIVES FROM CHARITABLE FOUNDATIONS EXPRESS THEIR CONCERNS. FINALLY, FEDERAL-STATE RELATIONS, THE SPECIAL PROBLEMS INVOLVED IN MONITORING PRIVATE FOUNDATIONS, AND REMEDIES AVAILABLE TO ENFORCE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION LAWS ARE CONSIDERED. AN APPENDIX PRESENTS THE LIST OF STATE OFFICIALS PARTICIPATING. A SUPPLEMENTARY VOLUME CONTAINS A PAPER EXAMINING THE IMPORTANCE TO REGULATORY BODIES OF FEDERAL TAX ACCOUNTING STANDARDS FOR CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS. FOR SELECTED PAPERS, SEE NCJ 49566-49570.
Index Term(s): Consumer fraud; Fraud; Funding sources; Internal revenue laws; Internal Revenue Service; Laws and Statutes; Massachusetts; Pennsylvania; Professional organizations; State laws; White collar crime
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