S.2096 - Do-Not-Call Improvement Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Dorgan, Byron L. [D-ND] (Introduced 09/26/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 110-246|
|Latest Action:||12/17/2007 Held at the desk.|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.3541, which became Public Law 110-187 on 2/15/2008.|
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Summary: S.2096 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (12/17/2007)
Do-Not-Call Improvement Act of 2007 - Prohibits having a specific expiration period for numbers in the do-not-call registry of the Telemarketing Sales Rule.
Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to reinstate the registration of any telephone number that was removed from the registry before enactment of this Act under an FTC rule or practice requiring the removal of a telephone number from the registry five years after its registration.
Authorizes the FTC to check telephone numbers listed on the do-not-call registry against national databases periodically and purge numbers that have been disconnected and reassigned.
Requires the FTC to report to Congress on FTC efforts taken after enactment of this Act to improve the accuracy of the registry.