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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 

June 2018 Holiday Call Restrictions

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

  • June 3rd: Confederate Memorial Day
  • June 4th: Jefferson Davis' Birthday
  • June 21st: National Aboriginal Day
  • June 24th: Quebec's National Day
  • June 25th: Discovery Day

May 2018 Holiday Call Restrictions

Calls to these states on restricted dates could result in a State violation.

  • May 4th: Rhode Island Independence Day
  • May 21st: Victoria Day (National Patriots' Day in Quebec)
  • May 28th: Memorial Day
  • National Memorial Day/Jefferson Davis' Birthday

April 2018 Holiday Call Restrictions

Calls to these states on restricted dates could result in a State violation.

  • April 2nd: Easter Monday
  • April 23rd: Confederate Memorial Day
  • April 30th: Confederate Memorial Day

February 2018 Holiday Call Restrictions

Calls to these states on restricted dates could result in a State violation.

  • February 12th: Family Day
  • February 13th: Mardi Gras
  • February 19th: George Washington's Birthday
  • February 19th: Washington & Lincoln Day
  • February 19th: Family Day
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