102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 2/26/2021, by Sen. Suzy Glowiak Hilton
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
815 ILCS 413/5
815 ILCS 413/15
Amends the Telephone Solicitations Act. Provides that a person,
business, or organization may not spoof a caller's information or
otherwise misrepresent the origin of a telemarketing call unless the
person, business, or organization has the right to use the name and phone
number displayed. Requires telephone solicitations placed in a manner
other than by a live operator to immediately disclose their identity and
the purpose of the call and prompt the recipient of the call to consent to
the solicitation. Defines terms.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning business.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Telephone Solicitations Act is amended by
changing Sections 5 and 15 as follows:
(815 ILCS 413/5)
For purposes of this Act:
"Caller ID" means the display to the recipient
of the call
of the caller's telephone number or identity.
"Emergency telephone number" means any telephone number
or calls a fire department, law enforcement
agency, ambulance, hospital,
medical center, poison control
center, rape crisis center, suicide prevention
service, the 911 emergency access number provided by law
enforcement agencies and police departments.
"Spoof" or "spoofing" means to deliberately falsify the
information transmitted on a caller ID display to disguise an
identity or phone number.
(1) A person who has subscribed to telephone service
from a telephone
(2) Other persons living or residing with the