PERSONAL COMMERCIAL SOLICITATION ON DOD INSTALLATIONS (CANCELLING DODD 1344.7(D))
|Publication Date:||30 March 2006|
REISSUANCE AND PURPOSE
Reissues Reference (a) as a DoD Instruction according to guidance in References (b) and (c).
Implements Section 577 of Public Law No. 109-63 (2006) Reference (d) and establishes policy and procedures for personal commercial solicitation on DoD installations.
Continues the established annual DoD registration requirement for the sale of insurance and securities on DoD installations overseas.
Identifies prohibited practices that may cause withdrawal of commercial solicitation privileges on DoD installations and establishes notification requirements when privileges are withdrawn.
Establishes procedures for persons solicited on DoD installations to evaluate solicitors.
Prescribes procedures for providing financial education programs to military personnel.
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE
This Instruction applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
This Instruction does not apply to services furnished by residential service companies, such as deliveries of milk, laundry, newspapers, and related services to personal residences on the installation requested by the resident and authorized by the installation commander.
This Instruction applies to all other personal commercial solicitation on DoD Installations. It includes meetings on DoD installations of private, non-profit, tax-exempt organizations that involve commercial solicitation. Attendance at these meetings shall be voluntary and the time and place of such meetings are subject to the discretion of the installation commander or his or her designee.