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Calls to certain states on restricted Do Not Call (DNC) dates could result in a potential state violation.

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. 

November Do Not Call Holidays

Update: National Acadian Day has been officially declared in Louisiana.

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

All Saints Day, Thursday, November 1st 

  • Louisiana 
    • All Saints Day is statutory, but not enforced. 

Election Day, Tuesday, November 6th

  • Rhode Island
  • Louisiana

Veteran's Day, Monday, November 12th

  • Alabama
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi 
  • Rhode Island 
  • Utah

Thanksgiving, November, 22nd

  • Alabama
  • Louisiana 
  • Mississippi
  • Rhode Island 
  • Utah 

National Acadian Day, Friday November 23rd 

  • Louisiana 
    • Declared by the Governor

Advisory: Extreme Weather in Texas

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

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.
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