Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Telephone Solicitation Act. Provides that the Act
shall cover services as well as goods. Provides that if a person is
contacted by a live operator soliciting goods or services for a
business or organization, the person may request to be removed from
the contact list of that business or organization and the operator
shall no longer contact that person and shall take all steps necessary
to have that person's name and telephone number removed from the
contact records of the business or organization.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that the Act does not apply to any bank, trust company,
savings and loan association, credit union, licensee under the
Consumer Installment Act, licensed insurer, or any affiliate,
subsidiary, employee, or agent of any of these entities.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds telecommunications carriers as defined in Article XIII of
the Public Utilities Act to those entities to which the provisions of
this Act shall not apply.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Adds a licensee under the Real Estate License Act of 1983 as an
entity to which the provisions of this Act shall not apply.
FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)
SB663 imposes no additional requirements and does not have a
fiscal impact on units of local gov't.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (DCCA)
SB 663, amended imposes no additional requirements and does not
have a fiscal impact on units of local gov't.
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 1.
Recommends that the Senate concur in H-ams 1 and 2.
Recommends that the bill be further amended as follows:
In provisions regarding method of operation by operators in
soliciting, adds the sale of services as an item being regulated in
addition to the sale of goods.
GOVERNOR'S AMENDATORY VETO MESSAGE
Recommends adding a provision that compliance with specified pro-
visions of the Federal Trade Commission's Telemarketing Sales Rule
constitutes compliance with the Telephone Solicitations Act regarding
actions that must be taken when a person asks to be removed from the
calling party's contact list.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0541
Last action date: 97-12-01
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 1
END OF INQUIRY
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