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Full Text of HB2853  94th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2005 and 2006


Introduced 2/22/2005, by Rep. Tom Cross


815 ILCS 413/15

    Amends the Telephone Solicitations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the method of operation for telephone solicitations.

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1     AN ACT concerning business.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Telephone Solicitations Act is amended by
5 changing Section 15 as follows:
6     (815 ILCS 413/15)
7     Sec. 15. Method of operation.
8     (a) No person shall solicit the sale of goods or services
9 in this State by placing a a telephone call during the hours
10 between 9 p.m. and 8 a.m.
11     (b) A live operator soliciting the sale of goods or
12 services shall:
13         (1) immediately state his or her name, the name of the
14     business or organization being represented, and the
15     purpose of the call; and
16         (2) inquire at the beginning of the call whether the
17     person called consents to the solicitation; and
18         (3) if the person called requests to be taken off the
19     contact list of the business or organization, the operator
20     must refrain from calling that person again and take all
21     steps necessary to have that person's name and telephone
22     number removed from the contact records of the business or
23     organization so that the person will not be contacted again
24     by the business or organization. Compliance with Section
25     310.4(b) of the Federal Trade Commission's Telemarketing
26     Sales Rule shall constitute compliance with this
27     subsection (b)(3) of this Section.
28     (c) A person may not solicit the sale of goods or services
29 by telephone in a manner that impedes the function of any
30 caller ID when the telephone solicitor's service or equipment
31 is capable of allowing the display of the solicitor's telephone
32 number.



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1 (Source: P.A. 90-541, eff. 6-1-98; 91-182, eff. 1-1-00.)