AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF MISLEADING TELEPHONE IDENTIFICATION METHODS FOR TELEPHONE SOLICITATIONS BY VOICE OR TEXT. SL 2019-188. Enacted August 1, 2019. Effective December 1, 2019.
Summary date: Aug 5 2019 - View summary
Summary date: Apr 29 2019 - View summary
House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.
Expands the definitions of the terms telephone solicitation and unsolicited telephone call set forth in GS 75-101 to include text communications in addition to voice communications that meet the existing definitions. Makes conforming changes to the act's long title.
Summary date: Apr 11 2019 - View summary
Amends GS 75-102 to prohibit telephone solicitors from causing misleading information to be transmitted to caller id users, or otherwise block or misrepresent the origin of the solicitation (was, prohibited knowingly using any method to block or otherwise circumvent a telephone subscriber's use of a caller id service). Specifies that a telephone solicitor may use the name and number of the entity the solicitation is being made on behalf of. Effective December 1, 2019.