Bill Status of HB6323 95th General Assembly
Short Description: AUTOMATIC TELEPHONE DIALERS
Rep. Timothy L. Schmitz - Ruth Munson - JoAnn D. Osmond - Rich Brauer - Sandra M. Pihos and Renée Kosel
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Automatic Telephone Dialers Act. Prohibits using an autodialer to contact a subscriber in this State by means of a telephone or telephone line except in accordance with the Act. Prohibits using an autodialer to contact a subscriber in this State who has registered with the Illinois Restricted Call Registry. Prohibits using an autodialer unless the subscriber has knowingly requested, consented to, permitted, or authorized receipt of the message or the message is immediately preceded by a live operator who obtains the subscriber's consent before the message is delivered. Makes exceptions for autodialer calls from: a public safety agency notifying a person of an emergency; a school district to a student, a parent, or an employee; a subscriber with whom the caller has a current business relationship; or an employer advising an employee of a work schedule. Repeals exemptions for specified types of telephone calls. Makes other changes.