CALLS TO THESE STATES ON RESTRICTED DO NOT CALL (DNC) DATES COULD RESULT IN A POTENTIAL STATE VIOLATION:
May 4, 2019 - Rhode Island Independence Day
- Rhode Island
May 27, 2019 - Memorial Day
- Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island, Utah
May 20, 2019 - Victoria Day
- National, except New Brunswick and Nova Scotia
State Holiday 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.
Thursday, April 25, 2019