Va. Telephone Privacy Protection Act; prohibits solicitation calls from being made on certain days. (HB2600)

Introduced By

Del. John Bell (D-Chantilly)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Virginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act. Prohibits telephone solicitation calls from being made on a Sunday or national holiday, or on other days from hours other than between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. Currently, such calls are prohibited before 8 a.m. and after 9 p.m. The measure requires a telephone solicitor to immediately disclose who is calling and what property, good, or service is being offered. The measure also prohibits caller ID spoofing, which is defined in the bill as causing any caller identification service to transmit caller identification information that represents or states that the call originates from a telephone with an area code assigned to an area in the Commonwealth or from a location in the Commonwealth if the person on whose behalf the telephone solicitation call is being made does not conduct business from a location in the Commonwealth. Amends § 59.1-511, § 59.1-512, § 59.1-513, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/09/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Commerce and Labor Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Committee
01/09/2019Presented and ordered printed 19102586D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

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