The Act of 2003 and Act of 1991
Stephanie L. Montgomery
October 6, 2013
According to (Bagner),(Evansburg),(Watson),& (Welch), The Do-Not-Call Implementation Act of 2003 was largely voted in the House of Representative by a vote count of 418 to 7 approved on February 12, 2003 in which, the Federal Trade Commission proposed the National Do-not-call-Registry without amendment and President George W. Bush signed a government wide spending bill approving funds for the National Registry. This National Registry would allow Consumers to register on online or through the toll-call-national number in which will protect the Consumers rights of not having ...view middle of the document...
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 is the birth of Do-Not- Call Implementation Act of 2003 and since then has been updated June 11, 2012 the Federal Register/Find 77.112 final rule in this document, according to it notes that the Federal Communication Commission or FCC require prior written consent for auto-dialed or pre-recorded Tele-marketing calls to wireless numbers and for pre-recorded calls to Consumers residential lines while maintaining flexibility in the form consent needed for information call which requires all pre-recorded telemarketing calls to allow Consumers to opt-out of future pre-recorded telemarketing calls using an interactive, automated opt-out mechanism, and limit permissible abandoned calls on a per-calling campaign basis, to discourage intrusive calling campaigns. This is also ties into the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 the commission exempts Tele-marketing calls to Consumers made by Health Care related entities in which gives Consumers “greater protection” from intrusive calls such as “Tele-marketing robo-calls.” This Act was signed in by law with President George H.W. Bush the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991.
Noted by this law also requires Tele-marketers to call with a time frame and no later whatever local time it requires solicitors provide their name, the person or company on whose behalf the call is being made a telephone number and address at which that person or company may be contacted. According to Trusted Form.Com, “TCPA Compliance for Marketers” New changes goes into effect on October 16, 2013, prior express written consent will be required for auto-dialed and pre-recorded calls, texts sent/made to cell phones and pre-recorded calls made to Consumer residential lines for marketing purposes the TCPA provides for either actual damages or statutory damages ranging from $500 to $1500 per unsolicited call/message. Considering that text message marketing campaigns often involve thousands...