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State of Emergency Alerts

State of Emergency in Louisiana Call Prohibition Released

Effective Monday, 11/02/2020 @ 6PM CST, conditions of the storm will allow the release of the LPSC from mandatory EOC presence.

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

State of Emergency Declared in Louisiana

Louisiana has declared an emergency that prohibits unsolicited telemarketing calls into the state effective 6 AM CST October 28, 2020.

The state of emergency extends from October 26, 2020 through November 24, 2020, unless terminated sooner. The prohibition of telephonic solicitations will remain in effect until the EOC releases the LPSC from this mandatory reporting status.

State of Emergency in Louisiana Call Prohibition Released

Effective Tuesday, 10/13/2020 @ 6 PM CST, conditions of the storm allowed the release of the LPSC from mandatory EOC presence.

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

State of Emergency Declared in Louisiana

Louisiana has declared an emergency that prohibits unsolicited telemarketing calls into the state effective 6 AM CST October 9, 2020. 

Current Status: Mandatory EOC Presence - All Telephonic Solicitation Prohibited

The TCPA During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The current, novel coronavirus pandemic that is spreading COVID-19 is causing massive upheaval worldwide. For telemarketers, this is creating uncertainty as to how regulations such as the TCPA and state laws dictate what sorts of calls are allowed during such a period of emergency.

Advisory: Florida State of Emergency - Hurricane Dorian

​​​​​​​Updated: Now includes Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia. Note: While there is no legal prohibition to solicitation calls to these states, we recommend you exercise caution before marketing to consumers in areas affected by the hurricane.  On Wednesday Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for 26 Florida counties including all of South Florida, as Hurricane Dorian approaches. States of emergency have been subsequently declared in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia.