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2020 December Restricted Do Not Call Dates

2020 December Restricted Do Not Call Dates

Posted by Ben Stark on Mon, 11/23/2020 - 10:31

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

State Restricted Do Not Call Dates

December 1, 2020 – Mrs. Rosa L. Parks Day 

  • Alabama*

December 15, 2020 – Bill of Rights Day 

  • Pennsylvania**

December 24, 2020 - Christmas Eve

  • Louisiana - PROCLAMATION 163 JBE 2020

December 25, 2020 – Christmas Day 

  • Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah 

December 31, 2020 - New Year's Eve

  • Louisiana - PROCLAMATION 164 JBE 2020

* Each county and municipality may elect to observe Mrs. Rosa L. Parks Day as a holiday 

** The Governor is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation each year recognizing the significance of the Bill of Rights in our lives and calling upon the people of this Commonwealth to commemorate the day with appropriate ceremonies and educational activities. The Governor is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation each year recognizing the significance of the Bill of Rights in our lives and calling upon the people of this Commonwealth to commemorate the day with appropriate ceremonies and educational activities. 

Canadian Restricted Do Not Call Dates

December 25, 2020 – Christmas Day 

  • National 

December 26, 2020 – Boxing Day 

  • Ontario only 

State Restricted Do Not Call (DNC) Calling Rules & Exemptions

  • Alabama’s telephone service rules only apply to telephone utilities, including local exchange companies, resellers (local and toll), interexchange carriers, customer-owned, coin-operated telephone service providers, and all providers of telecommunications service operating within the State of Alabama under the jurisdiction of the Alabama Public Service Commission.

  • Louisiana exempts calls where prior consent was obtained and business to business calls.

  • Mississippi exempts any telemarketer who has an established business relationship (existing or within the last six months) with the person being called.

  • Pennsylvania exempts calls made in response to an express request of the consumer, in reference to an existing debt or those with whom the telemarketer has an existing business relationship within the previous 12 months.

  • Rhode Island statute only prohibits “unsolicited telephonic sales calls” on legal holidays.

  • Utah exempts calls made with prior express consent.

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