CALLS TO THESE STATES ON RESTRICTED DO NOT CALL (DNC) DATES COULD RESULT IN A POTENTIAL STATE VIOLATION:
State Restricted Do Not Call Dates
October 14, 2019 – Columbus Day
- Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island, Utah
Canadian Restricted Do Not Call Dates
October 14, 2019 – Thanksgiving Day
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.
Rhode Island statute only prohibits “unsolicited telephonic sales calls” on legal holidays.
Utah exempts calls made with prior express consent.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019