February 2020 Restricted Do Not Call Dates

  • Wednesday, 22nd January, 2020
  • 09:28am

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

State Restricted Do Not Call Dates

February 17, 2020 – Washington's Birthday

  • Alabama*, Louisiana, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah**
  • *Also known as George Washington's and Thomas Jefferson's Birthday
  • **Also known as Washington and Lincoln Day

February 25, 2020 - Mardi Gras

  • Alabama, Louisiana*
  • *Must be proclaimed by Governor.

Canadian Restricted Do Not Call Dates

February 17, 2020 – Islander Day

  • Prince Edward Island

February 17, 2020 – Louis Riel Day

  • Manitoba

February 17, 2020 – Heritage Day

  • Nova Scotia

February 17, 2020 – Family Day

  • British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, New Brunswick

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.

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