Telemarketing Time Laws

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The TSR regulates “telemarketing” — defined in the Rule as “a plan, program, or campaign . . . to induce the purchase of goods or services or a charitable contribution” involving more than one interstate telephone call. (The FCC regulates both intrastate and interstate calling.)

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Telemarketing. The FTC’s Telemarketing Sales Rule helps protect consumers from fraudulent telemarketing calls and gives them certain protections under the National Do Not Call Registry. Companies also need to be familiar with rules banning most forms of robocalling. If you or someone working on your behalf is telemarketing products or

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15 U.S. Code § 6102 - Telemarketing rules. The Commission shall prescribe rules prohibiting deceptive telemarketing acts or practices and other abusive telemarketing acts or practices. The Commission shall include in such rules respecting deceptive telemarketing acts or practices a definition of deceptive telemarketing acts or practices which

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1. Telemarketers in the US must comply with FTC, TSR (Telemarketing Sales Rule), FCC (Federal Communications Commission), TCFPA (Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act), TCPA regulations (Telephone Consumer Protection Act), federal and state laws. The regulation also has exceptions for some categories of sellers. Who must comply with TSR, FCC, and other agencies? Any companies, businesses, and individuals that work in telemarketing must comply with telemarketing standards and TSR restrictions. For marketers, this is true whether they initiate or receive calls. Acting as a seller of goods and services in an exchange of payment is the subject of the TSR. It’s also no difference if advanced or low-tech dialing or other equipment is used in initiating telemarketing activity. However, the FCC and FTC have supreme power and cover both interstate and intrastate calling. Outbound calls outside of the US are also the subject of TSR’s provisions. Some sections of the TSR have

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Telemarketing is strictly regulated by the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, a federal law that restricts the use of autodialer systems and pre-recorded voice messages. Breaking the law can be costly. The TCPA allows people just like you to file suit for financial compensation. Secure financial damages - up to $1,500 per illegal robocall or text

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The FTC enforces these key rules (and others) for telemarketers: You must disclose certain types of information You cannot misrepresent or lie about anything related to the purpose of your call You can only call during limited hours You must transmit your caller ID information

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Learn the basic laws that cover telemarketing in our Telemarketing FAQs. The main federal law that governs telemarketing calls is the "Telemarketing Sales Rule." (16 C.F.R. Part 310). Perhaps the most important aspect of this law prohibits telemarketers from calling phone numbers that are registered on the national "do-not-call" registry, which

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State telemarketing regulations vary widely.. What state telemarketing regulations and state telemarketing laws are there? Most states have some sort of telemarketing regulations.In many states, there is a telemarketing statute which creates rules telemarketers must follow when calling residents of those states.

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Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, telemarketing firms were restricted to making sales calls only during the hours of 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. in the called time zone. While this regulation is widely observed (many telemarketing agencies begin calling only after 9 a.m. as a courtesy to their clients), the law does allow some exceptions.

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Under the new rules, telemarketers: Are required to maintain company-specific do-not-call lists for consumers who have requested that they not receive unwanted telephone solicitations. Are barred from calling homes before 8 a.m. and after 9 p.m. Are prohibited from using automatic dialing systems and pre-recorded messages where they may pose a

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The law also includes *incredible* fines up to $11,000 for each violation of the Act. (Update: the statute does not provide a private right of action). If that isn’t a deterrence, I simply don’t know what is. As background, in 2001, New York’s Do Not Call Law took effect, allowing consumers to opt-out of receiving pre-recorded voice messages.

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(6) Maintenance of do-not-call lists. A person or entity making calls for telemarketing purposes must maintain a record of a caller's request not to receive further telemarketing calls. A do-not-call request must be honored for 5 years from the time the request is made. (7) Tax-exempt nonprofit organizations are not required to comply with 64

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Massachusetts Court System: Massachusetts Law About Telemarketing. Telemarketing Solicitation: Part 1 Title XXII Chapter 159c. Massachusetts Do Not Call Registry: 201 CMR 12.00 . New York: Telemarketing; use of automatic dialing-announcing devices and placement of consumer telephone calls: GBS 26.399-P

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You have to abide by the provisions of the rule regarding how a telephone solicitation must be conducted: • No calls before 8AM or after 9PM • You must let the phone ring 4 times, or for 15 seconds • You must not abandon more than 3% of your telephone solicitation calls

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The law imposes a set of rules and regulations on telemarketing companies nationwide, benefiting honest telemarketers and consumers alike. The TSR outlines specific types of information that telemarketers must disclose, and prevents them from making misrepresentations. It also limits the times when telemarketers can call consumers, prevents

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What are the telemarketing laws in the us?

The federal laws state that telemarketers cannot call before 8:00 am or after 9:00 pm in the individual's local time zone. Likewise, telemarketing calls cannot be made on Sunday or holidays. Each state can alter the federal laws if they restrict the times even further. They cannot extend the federal curfew,...

What time can telemarketers call private phone numbers?

There are rules that govern what time telemarketers can make calls to private phone numbers. The federal laws state that telemarketers cannot call before 8:00 am or after 9:00 pm in the individual's local time zone. Likewise, telemarketing calls cannot be made on Sunday or holidays.

What are the hours of a telemarketing agency?

Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, telemarketing firms were restricted to making sales calls only during the hours of 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. in the called time zone. While this regulation is widely observed (many telemarketing agencies begin calling only after 9 a.m. as a courtesy to their clients), the law does allow some exceptions.

Is it legal to record a phone call for telemarketing?

The FCC regulations prohibit such recorded messages from containing a sales pitch, but, like the TSR provision discussed here, require that the message state “only the name and telephone number of the business, entity, or individual on whose behalf the call was placed and that the call was for ‘telemarketing purposes.’”

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