(815 ILCS 5/8b)
(a) A telephone solicitor may not make an unsolicited telephone call
to a natural person who does not have a previously existing account
relationship with the telephone solicitor unless:
(1) immediately after making contact with the natural
person to whom the call is made the telephone solicitor identifies himself or herself by name, identifies the dealer, investment adviser, or other person on whose behalf the telephone solicitor is calling, and states the purpose of the call; and
(2) the telephone solicitor makes the telephone call
after 12:00 noon and before 9:00 p.m. on a Sunday or after 9:00 a.m. and before 9:00 p.m. on a weekday or a Saturday, as determined in the Central Time Zone.
(b) The Secretary of State may adopt rules or regulations necessary to
implement or enforce this Section.
(c) A telephone solicitor subject to this Section who makes
unsolicited telephone calls shall implement in-house systems and
procedures to ensure that every effort is made to not call persons who ask
not to be called by the telephone solicitor again.
(Source: P.A. 90-667, eff. 7-30-98.)