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TITLE 34PUBLIC FINANCE
PART 12STATE EMPLOYEE CHARITABLE CAMPAIGN
CHAPTER 330ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR LOCAL FEDERATIONS/FUNDS, AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS, AND LOCAL CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS
RULE §330.7Re-certification Requirements

(a) To be eligible to participate in the State Employee Charitable Campaign and apply via the recertification process:

  (1) the local federation/fund and affiliates must have participated in the previous year's campaign; and

  (2) the local federation/fund and affiliates must have not spent more than 25% of its annual revenue for administrative and fund raising expenses in the prior year's campaign;

(b) To participate in the State Employee Charitable Campaign via the re-certification process the local federation/fund must submit the following:

  (1) letter from the State Policy Committee stating eligibility to apply to the state employee charitable campaign via the re-certification process;

  (2) organization information page including 3-year history of administrative expense percentages;

  (3) all documentation in compliance with §330.1 of this title (relating to Audit and Review Requirements); and

  (4) current operating budget.

(c) To participate in the State Employee Charitable Campaign via the re-certification process, the affiliate charitable organization must submit the following:

  (1) letter from the State Policy Committee stating eligibility to apply to the state employee charitable campaign via the re-certification process;

  (2) affiliate information page including 3-year history of administrative expense percentages; and

  (3) Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Form 990, specifically, all pages of the Form 990 preceding and including the signature pages, which shall contain the signature and attestation of the individual preparing the form. The form must be less than 18 months old.

(d) To participate in the State Employee Charitable Campaign via the re-certification process the affiliate charitable organization must submit a full application to the local federation/fund.

(e) A complete application with all documentation shall be maintained by the local federation/fund for 3 years after the date of application. The LEC or the SPC may conduct a random audit of any and all documentation prior to approval of the federation/fund or affiliate for any year's state employee charitable campaign.

(f) Every third-year, the local federation/fund will be required to submit a complete application for the federation/fund and affiliates.

(g) A local unaffiliated charitable organization is not eligible to apply to the State Employee Charitable Campaign via the re-certification process at any time. A full application with all required documentation must be submitted each year.

(h) Each re-certification application is subject to review by the current State Policy Committee or Local Employee Committee, is subject to the current rules, and can be denied for any of the reasons that a full application can be denied.


Source Note: The provisions of this §330.7 adopted to be effective March 16, 2006, 31 TexReg 1723; amended to be effective July 2, 2008, 33 TexReg 5025

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