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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Commc'ns Comm'n, Rules and Regulations Implementing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (Feb.
Its mission was to close the coverage gaps in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991. Among the provisions of the revised Telemarketing Sales Rule are:
(96.) See infra note 112 and accompanying text (97.) See Telephone consumer Protection Act of 1991, 47 U.S.C.
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
On September 17, 1992, the FCC established the rules to implement The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (CC docket no.
In addition, on June 26, 2003, the Federal Communications Commission, which has jurisdiction over all telemarketers (including those that are exempt from the Telemarketing Sales Rule), revised its rules implementing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 and established, in coordination with the FTC, a national do-not-call registry covering all commercial interstate and intrastate telemarketing calls.
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. The TCPA restricts unsolicited advertising via phone and fax.
(53.) Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, 7 F.C.C.R.
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