Telephone Consumer Protection Act

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Telephone Consumer Protection Act

Legislation in the United States, enacted in 1991, restricting the activities of telemarketers. It prohibits, for example, unsolicited faxes and phone calls after 9 p.m. It also requires telemarketers to maintain do not call lists for persons who opt out of unsolicited phone calls. The Act was intended to protect consumers.
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Congress enacted and the President signed the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, shifting the tide for the use of automated voice communications.
The Present: The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 and its impact on automated voice communication
The Future: Commission establishes rules to implement the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (CC Docket No.
Final ruling on The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 provides for full exemption to rural electric systems
In 1991, with the passage of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA),(2) Congress took the first significant step in curbing what many perceived as an onslaught of telemarketing that had invaded Americans homes.
Senator Hollings sponsored the Automated Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA).
Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, 7 F.
The Federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 made it illegal to send unsolicited advertising.
As the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) continues to review the comments the agency sought this year on a national Do Not Call list, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a notice of proposed rulemaking regarding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991.
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