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  • Summary date: Apr 18 2023 - View Summary

    Amends GS 75-101 to include creating a lead or referral for compensation in the definition of telephone solicitation. Amends the definition of telephone solicitor to include subagents, contractors, or other third-party vendors, and to include any party that receives a sales lead or incoming call that was generated by a telephone call to a telephone subscriber. 

    Amends GS 75-102 to require that a telephone solicitor must stop contacting a telephone subscriber who is on the Do Not Call list and who indicates they do not want to be contacted further within 30 business days. Previously the section provided for 60 business days.

    Amends GS 75-104 subsection (a) to provide that no person, directly or through a salesperson, agent, subagent, contractor, or other third party vendor, may use automatic dialing and recorded messages to make unsolicited calls. Previously this subsection did not reference other third parties. Creates new subsection (c), which makes jointly liable any party that knows the sales leads or incoming calls it receives were generated by calls placed by another party in violation of subsection (a).