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A. “Coercive” means to do the following with intent:

1. To approach, speak or gesture to a person in such a manner as would cause a reasonable person to believe that the person is being threatened with a commission of a criminal act upon the person, another person or property in the person’s possession.

2. To approach within one foot of a person for the purpose of making a solicitation without obtaining said person’s initial consent.

3. To persist in a solicitation after the person solicited has given a negative response.

4. To block the passage of a person, pedestrian traffic, a vehicle or vehicular traffic while making a solicitation.

5. To engage in conduct that would reasonably be construed as intended to compel or force a person being solicited to accede to demands.

6. To make any false or misleading representation in the course of making a solicitation.

B. “Solicitation” for the purposes of this chapter is any means of asking, begging, requesting, or pleading made in person, orally or in a written or printed manner, directed to another person, requesting an immediate transaction or interaction consisting of a donation of money, contribution, alms, financial aid, charity, gifts of items or service of value, or the purchase of an item or service for an amount far exceeding its value, under circumstances where a reasonable person would understand that the purchase is in substance a donation. (Ord. 026/2008 § 1)