92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0897
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TELEPHONE SOLICITATION-RULES                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the No-Call Database Act. Provides that beginning July 1,      
   2002, no person or entity shall make or cause to be made any telephone      
   solicitation to the telephone line of any  residential  subscriber  in      
   this  State  who  has  given  notice  to the Secretary of State of the      
   subscriber's objection to receiving telephone solicitations.  Provides      
   that  the  Attorney  General shall receive telemarketing complaints by      
   means of a toll-free telephone number, by a notice in  writing  or  by      
   electronic means. Provides that the Secretary of State by July 1, 2002      
   shall establish and provide for the operation of a database to compile      
   a  list  of telephone numbers of residential subscribers who object to      
   receiving telephone solicitations. Establishes remedies and  penalties      
   for  violations.  Provides that the Attorney General and the Secretary      
   of State shall establish an  advisory  group  composed  of  government      
   entities,  local  telecommunications companies, businesses, and senior      
   citizen and other community advocates to compile and promote a list of      
   educational literature to help consumers understand their options with      
   regard to telephone solicitations. Effective immediately.                   
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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