Enrolled HB 93: Relating to unwanted telephone solicitations on a cellular or mobile telephone and making those calls to cellular or mobile telephones registered with the national do not call registry violations of the Alaska Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act.
00Enrolled HB 93 01 Relating to unwanted telephone solicitations on a cellular or mobile telephone and making 02 those calls to cellular or mobile telephones registered with the national do not call registry 03 violations of the Alaska Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act. 04 _______________ 05 * Section 1. AS 45.50.475(g) is amended to read: 06 (g) In this section, 07 (1) "charitable organization" has the meaning given in AS 45.68.900; 08 (2) "customer" means a telephone customer of a telecommunications 09 company; 10 (3) "national do not call registry" means the data base of telephone 11 numbers of customers who do not wish to receive telephone solicitations established 12 and maintained by the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications 13 Commission;
01 (4) "telephone solicitation" 02 (A) means the solicitation by a person by telephone of a 03 customer at the residence of the customer or on a customer's cellular or 04 mobile telephone for the purpose of encouraging the customer to purchase 05 property, goods, or services, or make a donation; 06 (B) does not include 07 (i) calls made in response to a request or inquiry by the 08 called customer or communication made during a call made by the 09 customer; 10 (ii) calls made by a charitable organization or 11 volunteers on behalf of the charitable organization to a member of the 12 organization or to a person who, within the last 18 months, has made a 13 donation to the organization or expressed an interest in making a 14 donation, but only if the charitable organization has not received a 15 request from the member or person asking that the telephone 16 solicitations cease; 17 (iii) calls limited to soliciting the expression of ideas, 18 opinions, or votes; 19 (iv) business-to-business calls; or 20 (v) a person soliciting business from prospective 21 purchasers who have, within the last 18 months, purchased from the 22 person making the solicitation or from the business enterprise for which 23 the person is calling but only if the person or business enterprise has 24 not received a request from the prospective purchaser asking that 25 telephone solicitations cease; the person or business enterprise is 26 presumed to have received a written request no later than 10 days after 27 the prospective purchaser mailed it, properly addressed and with the 28 appropriate postage.