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Hurricane Michael Do Not Call Advisory

UPDATE 10/11/18: President Donald Trump has declared a federal state of emergency in Georgia.

While there is no legal prohibition for solicitation calls to Florida, Alabama or Georgia, these states are in declared states of emergency. We recommend you exercising caution before contacting consumers in affected areas.

Advisory: State of Emergency Declared in Utah

Governor Gary Herbert declared a state of emergency in Utah due to potential flooding from Tropical Storm Rosa, effective October 9th, 2018. While telemarketing is not legally restricted during a declared state of emergency in Utah, it is recommended that companies limit solicitation calls to Utah during this time.

 

October Restricted Do Not Call (DNC) Dates

Calls to these States on restricted (Do Not Call) dates could result in a potential State violation: 

October 8, 2018, Columbus Day 

  • Utah 
  • Rhode Island
  • Alabama 
  • Louisiana

October 8, 2018, Thanksgiving Day 

  • Canada (National) 

Hurricane Florence Do Not Call (DNC) Advisory Update

The devastating impact of Hurricane Florence is still being felt in the Carolinas and Virginia. While there is no legal telemarketing prohibition in place, we urge people to use caution soliciting to residents of those states.

State of Emergency Lifted in Louisiana

Louisiana has lifted the restriction on telemarketing (including text marketing) put into place due to Tropical Storm Gordon. The state of emergency was just lifted today, September 5th, 2018. 

Telephonic solicitations into the state can resume in compliance with the general provisions of the LPSC Do Not Call Program General Order, LPSC General Order R-29617.

State of Emergency Declared in Louisiana

Louisiana has restricted telemarketing (including text marketing) in response to Tropical Storm Gordon. The state of emergency is effective today, September 3, 2018 until October 3, 2018 unless terminated sooner.  We will keep you updated when the restriction is lifted.

Relevant exemptions are listed in La. R.S. 45:844.31. For more information on the status of the calling prohibition, please visit http://www.lpsc.louisiana.gov/emergency.aspx.

September 2018 Do Not Call Restrictions

Calls to these States on restricted (Do Not Call) dates could result in a potential State violation: 

September 3: Labor Day 

  • Alabama 
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi 
  • Rhode Island 
  • Utah 

September 3: Labour Day 

  • Canada - National 

 

August 2018 Do Not Call Restrictions

Calls to these States on restricted (Do Not Call) dates could result in a potential State violation: 

August 6: Civic Day 

  • Canada (AB, BC, SK, ON, NB, NU)

August 13: Victory Day 

  • Rhode Island 

August 30: Huey P. Long Day *Statutory but not enforced as a Do Not Call Holiday

July 2018 Do Not Call Restrictions

Calls to these States on restricted dates could result in a potential State violation:

July 4th: Independence Day 

  • Alabama
  • Louisiana 
  • Mississippi 
  • Rhode Island 
  • Utah 

July 24th: Pioneer Day

  • Utah 

July 1st: Canada Day 

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