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State of Emergency Declared in Louisiana - All Telephonic Solicitation Prohibited

Update: Conditions of the storm have allowed the release of the Louisiana Public Service Commission from mandatory its EOC presence, beginning July 15, 2019 at 12:00 PM PT.  Telephone solicitations into the state can resume as normal. Louisiana has declared an emergency which prohibits unsolicited telemarketing calls into the state effective 6:00 am today. I'll keep an eye on the status and let you know when it is lifted. Current Status: EOC Presence Released - All Telephonic Solicitation May Resume as Normal

2019 July Restricted Do Not Call Dates

State Restricted Do Not Call Dates

July 4, 2019 – Independence Day

  • Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island, Utah

July 5, 2019 – State Holiday declared by Governor

  • Alabama

July 24, 2019 – Pioneer Day

  • Utah

Canadian Restricted Do Not Call Dates

July 1, 2019 – Canada Day

  • National

2019 June Restricted Do Not Call Dates

State Restricted Do Not Call Dates

June 3, 2019 - Confederate Memorial Day

  • Louisiana (statutory but not enforced)

June 3, 2019 - Jefferson Davis' Birthday

  • Alabama

Canadian Restricted Do Not Call Dates

June 21, 2019 - Aboriginal Day

  • Northwest Territories, Yukon only

2019 May Restricted Call Dates

Update:

Louisiana has declared National Memorial Day as a state holiday required by its Do Not Call statute.  See the official declaration here.

State Restrictions

May 4, 2019 - Rhode Island Independence Day

  • Rhode Island

May 27, 2019 - Memorial Day

  • Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island, Utah

Canadian Restrictions

May 20, 2019 - Victoria Day

  • National, except New Brunswick and Nova Scotia

2019 April Restricted Call Dates

State Restrictions

April 19, 2019 - Good Friday

  • Louisiana

April 22, 2019 - Confederate Memorial Day

  • Alabama

April 29, 2019 - Confederate Memorial Day

  • Mississippi

Canadian Restrictions

April 19, 2019 Good Friday

  • National

April 22, 2019 - Easter Monday

  • Quebec only

2019 March Restricted Call Dates

State Restrictions

March 5, 2019 – Mardi Gras

  • Alabama (Baldwin & Mobile Counties only), Louisiana

Canadian Restrictions

No statutory holidays in March for Canada.

2019 February Restricted Call Dates

State Restrictions

February 18, 2019 – George Washington's Birthday

  • Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island, Utah

Canadian Restrictions

February 18, 2019 – Family Day

  • New Brunswick, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan, British Columbia

2019 January Restricted Call Dates

State Restrictions

January 1, 2019 – New Year’s Day

  • Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island, Utah

January 8, 2019 - Battle of New Orleans (statutory)

  • Louisiana

January 19, 2019 - Robert E. Lee Day (statutory)

  • Louisiana

January 21, 2019 – Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island, Utah

Canadian Restrictions

January 1, 2019 – New Year’s Day (National)

December Restricted Call Dates

United States

Proclaimed Holiday, Monday, December 24th 

  • Louisiana, Mississippi

Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25th

  • Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island, Utah

Proclaimed Holiday, Monday, December 31st 

  • Louisiana, Mississippi

Canada

  • Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25th

  • All Provinces
  • Boxing Day, Wednesday, December 25th 

  • Ontario

Advisory: Raging Wildfires in California

Note: While there is no legal prohibition to solicitation calls to California, we recommend you exercise caution before marketing to consumers in areas affected by the fires. 

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