163A-285. Other persons required to register.

(a) A person not otherwise required to register under this Article shall register and report when the total expense incurred for solicitation of others exceeds three thousand dollars ($3,000) during any 90-day period. Expenses incurred shall mean the costs of producing and transmitting the communication and, if the communication is made at a conference, meeting, or similar event, the costs of planning, hosting, sponsoring, and attending the conference, meeting, or similar event.

(b) A person required to register and report under this section shall be referred to as a "solicitor" for purposes of this Article.

(c) No fee shall be charged for registering as a solicitor.

(d) For purposes of this section, "incur" means the point at which a binding obligation arises. (2006-201, s. 18; 2007-348, s. 11; 2017-6, s. 3.)