The Committee is hereby authorized to investi-gate the affairs of any person soliciting for charitable purposes under a permit issued pursuant to the pro-visions of this chapter and the affairs of any person exempted from the requirements of a permit pursuant to the provisions of § 5.28.030 of this code. The Committee shall make public its written findings in order that the public may be fully informed as to the affairs of any of such persons. Such persons shall make available to the Committee or to any representa-tive designated by the Committee in writing for such specific purposes, all books, records or other information reasonably necessary to enable the committee to fully and fairly inform the public of all facts necessary to a full understanding by the public of the work and methods of operation of such persons; provided, however, five days before the public release of any such findings, the Committee shall first serve a copy of such findings upon the person investigated, and, at the time of the release of its findings, the Committee shall release a copy of any written statement such person may file with the committee in explanation, denial or confirmation of the findings released.
('86 Code, § 5.28.160) (Ord. 2774, passed  - - ; Am. Ord. 3673, passed  - - )