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2020 December Restricted Do Not Call Dates

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

Canadian Restricted Do Not Call Dates

December 25, 2020 – Christmas Day 

  • National 

December 26, 2020 – Boxing Day 

  • Ontario only 

Is the TCPA Only for Cell Phones?

The TCPA regulates all sorts of telemarketing activity, including calls to every type of phone number. This article will explain how the TCPA’s restrictions on the use of an automatic telephone dialing system (ATDS) to call cell phone numbers fits into the law’s overall regulatory framework.

What Is TCPA Express Consent?

The most essential rule for avoiding Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) violations is to obtain the express consent of the called party before placing automated calls, text messages, or faxes. There are two kinds of consent: prior express consent and prior express written consent. Which kind of consent is required of a caller varies depending on the purpose of the call or text. But some sort of consent is always required.

What Is TCPA Compliance?

This article will explain the main provisions of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) with which callers must comply, outline why compliance is so important, and offer some best practices for compliance.

What Are the Penalties Associated with TCPA Violations?

While the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and state attorneys general also have enforcement powers, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is primarily enforced through its private right of action, allowing individuals to bring suit under the law. 

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.