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10 Pa. Code § 202.093. Charitable contributions to pooled income funds exempt.

§ 202.093. Charitable contributions to pooled income funds exempt.

 (a)  Under the authority contained in section 202(i) of the act (70 P.S. §  1-202(i)), the Department finds that it is not in the public interest or necessary for the protection of investors to require registration under section 201 of the act (70 P.S. §  1-201) of any securities issued or created in connection with contributions or transfers of property to, or certificates of interest or participation in, pooled income funds if the following conditions are met:

   (1)  A pooled income fund (Fund) as defined in section 642(c)(5) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C.A. §  642(c)(5)) is established to permit donors to make irrevocable remainder interest gifts to the Fund.

   (2)  The Fund is afforded a tax deduction under section 642(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.

   (3)  The Fund is in compliance with the Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Act (10 P.S. § §  162.1—162.23) and amendments and successor statutes.

   (4)  A prospective donor is provided written disclosure which fully and fairly describes:

     (i)   The consequences of a contribution or transfer of property to the Fund.

     (ii)   The nature, operation and financial condition of the Fund.

   (5)  A person responsible for solicitation of contributions to the Fund will not receive commissions or other special compensation based on the amount of property transferred except that this prohibition does not apply if the person receiving the commissions or special compensation is registered with the Department as a broker-dealer under section 301 of the act (70 P.S. §  1-301) or is registered with the Department under section 301 of the act as an agent of the broker-dealer.

   (6)  A person receiving compensation for advising the charitable organization as to the advisability of investing in, purchasing or selling securities, including interests in the Fund, or otherwise performing as an investment adviser is either of the following:

     (i)   An investment adviser registered with the Department under section 301 of the act.

     (ii)   A Federally covered adviser that is in compliance with section 303(a) of the act (70 P.S. §  1-303(a)).

 (b)  If permitted by §  606.031 (relating to advertising literature), advertising literature may be used by the Fund in connection with the solicitation of contributions subject to the antifraud provisions of sections 401—409 of the act (70 P.S. § §  1-401—1-409) and Subpart D (relating to fraudulent and prohibited practices).


   The provisions of this §  202.093 amended under sections 202(i) and 609(a) of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972 (70 P.S. § §  1-202(i) and 1-609(a)); section 202.C of the Department of Banking and Securities Code (71 P.S. §  733-202.C); and section 9(b) of the Takeover Disclosure Law (70 P.S. §  79(b)).


   The provisions of this §  202.093 adopted December 2, 1988, effective December 3, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 5359; amended December 30, 1999, effective January 1, 2000, 30 Pa.B. 18; amended December 28, 2001, effective December 29, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 7032; transferred and renumbered from 64 Pa. Code §  202.093, December 14, 2012, effective December 15, 2012, 42 Pa.B. 7533; amended January 12, 2018, effective January 13, 2018, 48 Pa.B. 389. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (364670) to (364671).

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