Bill prohibiting blocking or altering caller ID (HF4518) is introduced in MN House

According to the House Introduction of Bills

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Sandstede; O’Driscoll; Nelson; Layman; Murphy, M.; Schultz; Sundin; Kunesh-Podein; Slocum; Murphy, E.; Mahoney; Metsa; Mariani; Freiberg; Carlson, L.; Bernardy; Maye Quade; Liebling; Hilstrom; Fischer; Rosenthal; Halverson; Wagenius; Olson; Jessup; Ward; Bennett; Albright and Grossell introduced:

  1. F. 4518,A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; prohibiting blocking or altering caller ID in making a commercial telephone solicitation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 325E.30.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Here is the text of the bill

A bill for an act
relating to telecommunications; prohibiting blocking or altering caller ID in making
a commercial telephone solicitation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section
325E.30.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 325E.30, is amended to read:

325E.30 TIME OF DAY LIMITOTHER PROHIBITIONS.

(a) A caller shall not use an automatic dialing-announcing device nor make any
commercial telephone solicitation before 9:00 a.m. or after 9:00 p.m.

(b) A caller may not block or use an altered caller ID in making a commercial telephone
solicitation.

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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (blandinonbroadband.org), hosts a radio show on MN music (mostlyminnesota.com), supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota (elimstrongtowershelters.org) and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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